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2003 GMC Sierra

High oil pressure reading when cold

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  • chaser0806 Dec 12, 2008

    we have a 2004 GMC Sierra that started doing this exact thing. The engine oil gauge is acting up. It is showing it well off the charts. Also the speedometer is now reading higher than I am going. The oil gauge started first, like 3 weeks ago, and now this week the speedometer? Any clue?

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    Heather

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On my 2003 sierra I had the same symptom and it was the oil pressure sending unit. It is located on the top of the engine to the rear next to the firewall on the 4800 engine. As for the speedometer issue GM issued a recall for the instrument cluster. I don't have the letter in front of me but I do remember it saying vehicles with less than 70,000 miles or 5 years are covered. Consult your dealer for more details.

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Is this after recent oil change.Sound like you have the wrong viscosity of oil.

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