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2000 Chevrolet Express 3500 Question: oil pressure

 

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ocross, 5.7L V8, Ilion, NY, September 10, 2010, 17:39
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has anybody had a problem with thw oil pressure gage? when driving it is fine until you stop or take your foot off the gas .there is no noise at all comming from the engin

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    September 10, 2010, 18:23
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    you may not have the right oil filter on it

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    ocross, September 11, 2010, 09:44
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    i do not think that would be it,we have had the oil changed at two diffrent places and it still does it the guy i bought it from said it did the same thing to him when he bought it and he owened it for 2 years

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    Bret Bodas from RepairPal Test Shop, September 11, 2010, 13:01
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    Have the oil pressure checked, you may have a weak oil pump or an internal leak in the oil passageways. Try to eliminate low oil pressure before doing anything, then if it's OK, check the gauge and electrical circuits.

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    ocross, September 11, 2010, 15:43
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    how or where can i do that?

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    Visitor, April 13, 2011, 19:59

    Oil presure switch on the top back of motor.

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