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OIL PRESSURE UP TO MAX BUT JUST FILLED OIL - 1996 Jeep Cherokee Country

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  • Anonymous Oct 28, 2008

    i just changed the oil in my 2000 jeep and the oil pressure is reading higher then before the change; it was right around 40psi and now its around 55-60. is this normal? the temp just got real cold around here and i just switched to fully synthetic oil

  • Kittn Dec 16, 2008

    I am about 2500 miles into my last oil change on my 2002 Jeep Grand Chreokee. Now my oil pressure gauge is pegged at high (the outside temperature has gotten cold recently). I used 10w30 full synthetic as I have never had a problem with synthetic oil. This doesn't happen all the time (as I was in TN for Thanksgiving and temps were colder there than here) but has happened twice in the last 2 weeks. Please advise...

  • Anonymous Dec 23, 2008

    MY OIL PRESSURE IS ON THE MAX, BEFORE CHANGING OIL IT WAS JUST BELOW 3???

  • Anonymous Jan 10, 2009

    Same exact problem.  2000 Grand Cherokee w/ about 90,000 miles and about 1500 since last oil change.  Suddenly oil pressure gauge shoots straight up to the MAX as soon as I turn on the engine and stays there as long as the engine is running.  

  • Anonymous Jan 11, 2009

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  • fareed 123 Jan 18, 2009

    hi,my oil pressure gauge read up to MAX when i turn my engine on .

  • Anonymous Jan 21, 2009

    Suddenly oil pressure gauge shoots straight up to the MAX as soon as I turn on the engine and stays there as long as the engine is running.

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Check the wire and plug attached to your oil pressure sending unit. if this is not attached i found your problem will happen.

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