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Why does oil pressure build up in the oil reservior

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Did you add oil , engine is a dry sump, and reservoir oil tank will gravity feed and swamp crankcase, when sitting over winter. Also make sure tank is vented.

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Check for a pinched/blocked vent line.
Possible bad piston rings and over pressurizing the crank case (compression blow-by).
Overfilling the oil tank. Check with engine hot.
Also, it could be just a aged/dried up/ cracked o-ring.

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