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Old 05-21-2006, 03:31 PM   #1
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I own a 2002 Bonneville SSEI Supercharged
when its not running it says 0
but when running even warm it says 120 was wondering if this was normall
seemed high to me
wasnt shure if it was because of the supercharger
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it sounds like your sending unit is going bad, its very common on these cars
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Agreed, replace the sending unit and check it out from there.

Possibility it could be more than just that, but unlikely.
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Oil Pressure Sensors when failing usually indicate maximum psi (end scale) on the oil pressure gage.
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$30-$40 part that you will want to replace when you do an oil change
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We've seen a lot of this. 99% chance it'* a oil pressure sender.
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