oh crap, super high oil pressure! - GM Forum - Buick, Cadillac, Chev, Olds, GMC & Pontiac chat


1992-1999 Series I L27 (1992-1994 SE,SLE, SSE) & Series II L36 (1995-1999 SE, SSE, SLE) and common problems for the Series I and II L67 (all supercharged models 92-99) Including Olds 88's, Olds LSS's and Buick Lesabres Please use General Chat for non-mechanical issues, and Performance and Brainstorming for improvements.

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 01-18-2010, 05:20 AM   #1
Junior Member
Posts like a V-Tak
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Cedar Rapids Iowa
Posts: 29
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
1994sseiwow is on a distinguished road
Default oh crap, super high oil pressure!

Hey folks, I have a 1996 ssei that started showing super high oil pressure when I accelerate, even mildly. I took off the oil fill cap while it was running & it looks dry while it runs, replaced the oil pressure sensor & it the OP needle still pegs out when even partial throttle is applied. I am about to buy a new oil pan gasket & oil pick up tube & screen. Is there any chance the oil galleys are clogged up somehow? It runs very smooth with no strange noises but does have 226k miles.
1994sseiwow is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2010, 08:06 AM   #2
Retired Senior Admin

Expert Gearhead
 
Danthurs's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Sheboygan Wisconsin
Posts: 29,661
Thanks: 0
Thanked 16 Times in 13 Posts
Danthurs is a name known to allDanthurs is a name known to allDanthurs is a name known to allDanthurs is a name known to allDanthurs is a name known to allDanthurs is a name known to all
Default

You will need to get a oil pressure tester. Chances are the gauge is not reading right.
Danthurs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2010, 03:03 PM   #3
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 7
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
rer747 is on a distinguished road
Default

I had high oil pressure in my 92 SSE. Give it gas and the pressure goes sky high. It was the oil pressure sensor. I hope your issue is the same.
rer747 is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
97 Bonneville SE. High Oil Pressure but Low Oil. 19bonneville97 Pontiac Bonneville 3 09-06-2011 09:24 PM
Crap Headlights??? Super Brights?? CrazyGunner 1992-1999 4 11-15-2010 09:15 PM
very high oil pressure reading after oil change txmike 1992-1999 3 01-10-2010 11:41 PM
Super high prices Bonneville GXP/ Northstar Powered Cars 16 05-16-2005 05:03 PM


Tags
gauge, high oil pressure, oil, replace, sensor

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:28 AM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.