Question about 2000 Chevrolet Corvette

1 Answer

Oil gauge pegged

Oil gauge down when car off,but when you turn it on the oil gauge is pegged until you turn engine off

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 4 Answers

Oil pressure 'sending unit' is bad. It needs to be replaced.

Posted on Jun 16, 2009

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Not getting oil pressure when turned on runs rough, oil pressure gauge is pegged high on 99Bonneville SE


I suspect the gauge/sender/ or wiring is bad. Does the gauge peg with the key on, but engine not running? An engine wont run long(maybe 10 min with no oil pressure). suspect gauge has nothing to do with a rough running.

Feb 24, 2016 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

The battery and oil pressure gauge pegs - 1987 Fiero GT


check for a pinched wire that goes to the gauges.. its grounding out.

Apr 12, 2014 | 1987 Pontiac Fiero

1 Answer

The needle on the gauge is pegged out? it does not zero out but has no impact on performance of truck.


my oil pressure gage pegs out to the max mainly on incline or accleration, i can bring back down to zero once i shut off the engine and bump the ignition repeatdely to pull back down to zero reset.

Jan 24, 2011 | 2004 Chevrolet Avalanche

1 Answer

Engine 3800 for 98 Park ave. shows oil pressure too high on the gauge. what could cause this


Sounds like your oil pressure sending unit is faulty! When you turn the key on, is the gauge reading low, then you start it and it pegs out? if so, the sending unit has failed.

Dec 15, 2010 | 1998 Buick Park Avenue

2 Answers

2006 Yukon Denali, oil pressure gauge malfunction


Most likely the oil pressure sensor is bad. Its located in the very rear of engine on top of bell housing area.

Oct 30, 2009 | 2006 GMC Yukon Denali

1 Answer

Oil pressure gauge reads 80 psi with engine off and pegs running


That is probably a defective oil pressure gauge or a broken oil pressure sender, it reads 80 psi just because that is the maximum value allowed.

Pressure can be verified by reading it with a gauge tool.
If you really have pressure over 70 psi when engine is running then start replacing the oil filter, and check that the oil lines from pump are not obstructed, if there is nothing in there then replace oil pump.

If instead the gauge reads 80 with engine off, that is a defective pressure gauge.

Feb 25, 2009 | 2003 GMC Sierra 1500

1 Answer

92 cherokee very high oil pressure


sounds to me like you have a bad oil pressure sinding unit

Feb 02, 2009 | 1996 Jeep Cherokee Country

1 Answer

Jumpy oil gauge 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee


OIL SENDING UNIT. JEEPS ARE NOTOROIUS WITH THIS PROBLEM

Dec 30, 2008 | 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Not finding what you are looking for?
2000 Chevrolet Corvette Logo

Related Topics:

255 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Chevrolet Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76164 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22156 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8273 Answers

Are you a Chevrolet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...