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Low oil pressure at idle chevy 2006 6.0 vortec

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SOURCE: oil pressure sending unit

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Your looking foer the oil pressure sensor on the 2004 8.1L.
You will find it located directly behind the EGR valve threaded into the block just to the drivers side of the center bolt for the transmission to block connection.

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Posted on Mar 17, 2009

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SOURCE: GM truck vortec Eng oil pressure low with high engine noise

CHECK THE OIL PUMP SUMP TUBE O-RING. THEY COLLAPSE CAUSING THE OIL PUMP TO PULL AIR INSTEAD OF OIL. TO VERIFY OVER FILL ENGINE OIL AND CHECK ENGINE OIL PRESSURE. THIS IS A COMMON PROBLEM ON ALL NEWER GM V-8 ENGINES : 4.8 5.3 5.7 6.0

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SOURCE: 2003 Tahoe, 5.3 liter vortec flex fuel. Engine

this is a comon problem on chevy 00-06 models a computer ground ,it seems ok at sight but inside it's just holding a few wires ,get under the car on the driver side passenger there you should find a two ground wire goin to the block a big, and a small ,the small one gets coroded try to fix it and let me know how it goes ok.

Posted on Feb 25, 2010

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SOURCE: A light comes on in my car that says oil pressure

If the light is only turning on during acceleration or deceleration and then goes off, this is normal. If the light is constant, and you are sure you have oil that is up to the "full" or "max" level on the dipstick while hot, then it might point to a faulty oil pump or worn gaskets that will no longer prevent the oil from staying in place in the engine. Is this light accompanied by a check engine light. If so what is the code. You may also have a faulty oil sensor. Hope this helps

Posted on Apr 09, 2010

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SOURCE: where is oil pressure guage sending unit located

On top of the engine, to the back, below the distributor.

Posted on Sep 16, 2010

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Oil pressure low at idle


Are you sure the gauge is reading correct? You also didn't mention how many miles the vehicle has. If it's less than 150k I would doubt the motor it worn out, (excessive bearing clearance would cause poor oil pressure even with high volume pump). Chevy's have a lot of issues in the dash with the motors that make the individual gauges work. I would check the oil pressure with a manual gauge. If you don't have the skills to do this yourself, a qualified shop wouldn't charge much to do it. If you find that the gauge is incorrect, there is a guy in MN that rebuilds the instrument cluster for $65 with all new stepper motors (the motors that work the gauges) and replacement of all the bulbs, plus gives it a lifetime guarantee. www.speedometerrepairguy.com.

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I have a 1995 K2500 that had the motor changed to a HD 383 Stroker before I bought it / It also has vortec heads. The oil pressure seems really low to me. About 2 to 5 lbs at idle. About 30 to 35 lb


That will burn out the engines bearings, if it knocks at all it is to late. Do verify the reading with a mechanical gauge if you haven't done so already. The rule is this at least 10-15 pounds at idle with hot oil, 10 PSI per 1000 RPM of engine speed. If engine is not knocking then replace the oil pump with a high pressure high volume pump.

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I have a 2006 chevy silverado 5.3L..When in idle oil pressure gauge goes to 80 and when i accelerate ail pressure goes to zero ...is it the oil sending unit?


It could be the sending unit. If the truck is low on oil it will cause something similar. Be sure the oil level is topped up. The only way to be sure it so measure the actual oil pressure at the engine with a proper gauge..

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Hi,
you do not state the figures for the low oil pressure. There are various reasons for low oil pressure in an engine.
One fact is correct, if you continue to use the vehicle with low oil pressure being developed, you will be looking at an engine replacement or full repair in the very near future.

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Jan 21, 2010 | 1998 GMC Sierra

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2003 Tahoe, 5.3 liter vortec flex fuel. Engine replaced at 60k miles due to low end knock (typical late model GM). Scanner shows mutiple misfires on all 8 cylinders and erratic timing. Rough idle....


this is a comon problem on chevy 00-06 models a computer ground ,it seems ok at sight but inside it's just holding a few wires ,get under the car on the driver side passenger there you should find a two ground wire goin to the block a big, and a small ,the small one gets coroded try to fix it and let me know how it goes ok.

Nov 09, 2009 | 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe

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1993 Chevy Blazer Oil Pressure


nothing ..normal low pressure at idle while hot ...but really should be thinking fresh oil change and filter soon..also what are the RPM's at idle hot in gear with A/C radio and other accessories running?

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