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Normal oil pressure for 5.3

Normal oil pressure for 5.3

Postby Machster69 » Jun 13 2012, 2:26pm

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Re: Normal oil pressure for 5.3

Postby firefighter3215 » Jun 13 2012, 3:55pm

I asked the service rep and he also said the oil pressure is really low on the newer rigs. Better fuel milage and less leaks. He also said it is hard to get used to as he is old school like me and used to build small blocks with 60 psi oil pressure too. It just is hard to look at!
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Postby Machster69 » Jun 13 2012, 4:15pm

I was also told it is their way to try and help with the oil consumption problems also...
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Re: Normal oil pressure for 5.3

Postby sparkplug » Jun 13 2012, 7:43pm

tell me if mine is normal, 45 at cold start, 40-41 at hot idle, 43-45 while cruising.
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Postby Machster69 » Jun 13 2012, 8:21pm

Lol yes!
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Re: Normal oil pressure for 5.3

Postby ASTE25 » Jun 13 2012, 11:55pm

sparkplug wrote:tell me if mine is normal, 45 at cold start, 40-41 at hot idle, 43-45 while cruising.

That's good pressure, it will be fine.
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