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Mine does the same thing, the gauge is like a tachometer, it revs like crazy, but holds steady at high speed, it goes down to about 10 at idle, 35 at cruise speed and it will go up to 55 if I step on it. But remember it is just a pressure gauge, it will read this pressure with 1 qt of oil in there, so don't use it for a level indicator. Check the oil, and you know if it has oil in it. Hope this helps.

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