Question about Harley Davidson Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Desktop Telephone

1 Answer

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?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    Scholar:

    An expert who has written 20 answers of more than 400 characters.

  • Expert
  • 150 Answers

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

×

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

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I have 2006 f350 diesel it acts like it's not


wow....the sky is the limit here....i LOVE the 6.0, it pays my bills :)....with that said..there are many possiblities, almost too numerous to speak of...first, i assume you can hear the fuel pump?..try opening the upper fuel filter housing and turning on the ignition key, if filter bowl fills, good!...when you crank it, is it cranking above 500 rpm? thats the minimum needed to start, make sure batteries are strong. when cranking, can you see the oil presure guage rise? does it have the right oil in it? your fuel injectors are driven by high presure oil, without base pressure (what your dash guage would read) the high pressure system has no oil to drive injectors "power stroke". if you have base pressure you really need to have a computer on it to monitor high presure oil when cranking, will need 500 psi just to fier then would jump up from there...it is also possible the FICM, or fuel injection control module has failed..this too needs to be tested with computer, needs to read internal voltages to make sure has45 volts..now the ficm may be covered under emission waranties still...that truck did come with a 5 year 100,000 mile warranty on engine and some componetns are 6 years, based on state sold in...back to the high pressure oil system, in 06 the vehicle had awhat called a snap to connect fitting, or STC. that connects the high p[ressure oil pump to the branch tubes that supply oil to the injectors..that too can seperate with age and cause a no start...it would be in your best interest after chdecking the basics to see you dealer...in comparison the initial diagnosis would be cheap (in comparison) and effective if trying to repair on your own...it will save you much hair on your head!! good luck, hope this helps you...very hard if not impossible to diagnose these without compuiter on it!

Aug 24, 2011 | 2006 Ford F 350 Super Duty

1 Answer

MY OIL PRESSURE GUAGE PEGS HIGH WHEN THE TRUCK IS RUNNING. IT ALSO PEGS HIGH WHEN I JUST TURN THE KEY AND DONT START IT AND WHEN I TURN IT OFF IT GOES BACK TO ZERO. THANK YOU


Whats the make and model? Depending on what you are driving it sounds like either your oil filter is plugged up and you need an iol change, you have oil that is too thick in there, too much oil, or possably a clog in the oil pump or paths running to and from that area

Aug 25, 2010 | Chevrolet Avalanche Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Oil guage drops then goes to high range


sounds like your sending unit needs to be replaced cheap fix and if your oil pump losses all its pressure you will begin to hear knocking coming from your motor from the top under the heads.

May 27, 2010 | 1991 Buick Park Avenue

1 Answer

Oil pressure guage pegs out when I accelerate--WHY


Check wiring to sensor on motor clean or replace.If that is OK.then consider: older high mileage cars will start to ware their bearing and causing more back pressure under load, you may have to live with it. Unless you what to rebuild motor.

Jan 13, 2010 | 1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee

1 Answer

The oil pressure guage on my 2006 nissan frontier is reading very high after recently changing the oil, however, the correct amount of oil was added during the change. Furthermore the oil dipstick...


The guage may rise a little when you accelerate the vehicle...but if it is pegged high, and does not fluctuate, when you turn your ignition key on an off...Your oil pressure switch maybe going bad...Goodluck

Dec 04, 2009 | 2006 Nissan Frontier

1 Answer

When my truck gets real hot the oil preasure guage starts bouncing when truck idles as soon as truck is put into park or is reved up a bit it stops bouncing


You may have a Faulty Oil Pressure Sender.
Here are some reason why your guage is bouncing:
  • Corrosion or faulty electrical connections
  • If the oil pressure gauge is pegged low after the engine is running, or is pegged high after the engine is running, or if there is intermittent illumination of an oil pressure indicator light, the sender could be faulty
You can find the oil sensor on the left hand side near the Oil Filter, as long as you don't hear your lifters ticking and making lots of noise. it's not your oil pump failing. 
Good luck and hope this helps

Apr 23, 2009 | Ford F-150 Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

Low Oil Pressure on 1992 Chevy 1500 Pickup Truck


Hi! The problem you are outlining is very similar to the Rover V8 (Buick engine). We Brit's are used to the low oil pressure when warm. I presume a complete oil change engine flushed with new replacement filter has been carried out? Maybe a top quality synthetic oil with additive may help. You may take it a little further and replace the oil pump with an after market performance up rated one. If you really are worried about low oil pressure damage whilst in low rev's try Molybnenum Disulphide an oil additive which really reduces friction metal to metal wear particulary in the situation you are describing.
That's the best I can suggest at this moment.
Good Luck! and Happy New Year!
Paul 'W'
Onyer~EDson(:0)~[><

Dec 28, 2008 | 1985 Chevrolet Camaro

Not finding what you are looking for?
Lands Phones Logo

Related Topics:

73 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Harley Davidson Lands Phones Experts

kakima

Level 3 Expert

100322 Answers

Brian Mathews

Level 1 Expert

20 Answers

David Payne
David Payne

Level 3 Expert

14160 Answers

Are you a Harley Davidson Lands Phone Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...