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Old 07-06-2004, 12:38 AM   #1
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I was out on the highway for a trip going about 120kph and it was about 25 degrees C outside. I looked down at my oil preasure and it was at the max 830 KPA. I run synthetic 10W30 mobile 1 with a K&N oil filter on there. It did't stay at 830 forever but it fluctuated between about 300 and 830. Is this normal? The manual says as long as it'* above the red area it'* fine, but i thaught i would ask because it seems fairy unusual to me. Usually it around 275KPA.
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umm... 830 Kpa seems way high to me... it'* probally a sending unit going bad, i know mine was pegged highside for a while, oh yeah, is 830 pegged?
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My O/P circuit is on it'* way out too, except mine fails low, kills the car, blings all the lights at me... If it weren't for my mechanical guage I might beleive it.
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