the oil pressure is fine when idling. but when you hit the gas the pressure goes up. what causes this? i just changed oil & filter
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2004 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Question: oil pressure going up when you hit the gas
Answer #1shadetreeauto September 29, 2010, 11:50Journeyman
it should go up.
Answer #2Lewis Complete Auto Repair (18 Answers) , Rowlett, TX - (972) 850-6088JASON LEWIS September 29, 2010, 11:51Technician
THIS IS A NORMAL CONDITION AS LONG AS THE GUAGE ISNT SPIKING TOO HIGH. YOU MAY ASLO HAVE AN ACTIVE GUAGE CONDITION. YOU CAN TAKE IT TO A RECOMMENDED REPAIR SHOP AND HAVE AN OIL PRESSURE TEST PERFORMED JUST TO MAKE SURE THE PRESSURE IS IN SPEC.