Too Much of a Good Thing?
courtesy of Bob, The Auto Answer Man
My husband wanted me to ask you if you know what it means if his oil gage is all the way to the top at 120 .
The oil pressure gauge is pegged at the top?
It could be:
1) faulty sensor
2) faulty gauge
3) faulty pressure relief in oil pump
4) faulty (clogged) oil filter
5) clogged oil galleys
Running you car with too much oil pressure can cause problems. If the pressure is building up due to a clogged passage, then what ever that passage is supposed to feed is not getting oil. If the pressure is building because of a faulty relief valve, then you run the risk of blowing seals.
Bob, The Auto Answer Man
If you have a question for Bob send it to: . He's able to answer many of them personally and we'll include the best questions in future issues of The Dollar Stretcher.
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