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High oil pressure

Not sure of year but a friend has a evolution motor and when it is started
the oil light comes on and pressure guage pegs out to the high side.
sounds like somethings blocked but only has 17,000 miles.
have any ideas?

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Miles don't mean a thing in this instance. miles only tell us a small bit about the wear on the machine cuz' as you know not all miles are the same. I know that my miles are like dog years when it comes to puts. I ride hard and fast and wear out pegs as fast as tires man! but thats another story. where is the pressure guage? think about that, but also think about this, your partners machine is sending mixed signals. the oil light means LOW pressure cuz it usually goes out when the mill starts spinnin at idle right? but then the guage is readin high. what kinda guage?where is it tapped in? if its on the gear case and thats high and the light sensor is in the pump then somethin in between aint right? need more info and i will look at the plumbing on the evo I'm a little rusty there

Posted on Apr 23, 2008

  • andrew kinslow Apr 23, 2008

    oh yeah by the way I meant MOTOR CASE not gear case

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