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Oil pressure runs at 70 psi then drops only to 60 psi after a few miles. Is this high!

It just had a intake manifold put in and oil change due to overheating from faulty thermastat. Oil cooler lines and oil filter WERE leaking before it was put in the shop. (After the intake manifold was put in the shop, they stopped leaking.)

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The pressure should be around 40 not 70

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HI you could do a oil pressure test whit a gauge or yest replace your oil pressure sending unite if engine is not making tapping sound when pressure reads low it may be a bad pressure switch.now the coolant problem may be bad intake gaskets look at 4 corners of intake for sign of coolant if you see it outside its probably getting inside your lifter valley.Hope this helpsb58809b.gif

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