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2005 Cadillac Escalade Question: oil gauge

 

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lmorton, Salt Lake City, UT, June 13, 2011, 09:17
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when i accelerate my oil meter needle moves.. is this normal?

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, June 13, 2011, 10:01
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    Engine oil pressure should rise with engine RPM because the engine oil pump rotates faster, oil pressure builds p to a certain specified pressure and a relief valve opens and allows excess pressure to return to the oil pan.

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