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Oil pressure gauge moves too much

When I starts the vehicle, the oil pressure gauge moves to the right, sometimes past 80., but not for long.
After the vehicle heats up a bit, it seems to stabilize and hover between 40 and 60, but will get close to 80 when I accelerate.
When I first got the "Deerslayer", the gauge sat consistantly around 40.
I had an oil change barely 3000 miles ago so I'm due, but this problem just started about 400 miles ago.

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Sounds like your gauge just started to "work correctly". 40 is too low for acceleration, 60 or above is fine. 60 to 80 on start up is good.

Posted on Jun 16, 2009

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Have your oil sending unit checked, this part is not to expensive

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Go with solution #2.

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