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1990 Chevrolet G Series Van (G20) Question: Veicle has oil pressure, but oil guage doesn't register any.

 

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morton99, 5.7L V8, Gladstone, OR, June 24, 2012, 16:15
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Their is no hydraulic lifter noise and there is plenty of oil in the crankcase.

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    ASE_TECH June 24, 2012, 19:42
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    It is probably the sending unit. Located on top of the motor towards the back on the drivers side.

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    morton99, June 25, 2012, 16:33
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    I changed the sending unit and it still would not register on the oil pressure guage. I think I have narrowed it down to the resistor on the gauge, but I have been unable to find one, even at parts stores.

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    ziptie12 June 29, 2012, 21:18
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    DID they give you the correct sending unit for your gauge and did anyone actually physically test the oil pressure with a regular shop guage at the port where the sending unit goes .ANYWAY yes they have different sending units for different gauge scales some go to diff. PSI ratings and the wrong sender may not send a 'valid' signal.just a thought ....actually I've got to go check the air pressure in my head .good luck.

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