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Old 08-14-2005, 01:43   #1 (permalink)
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Oil pressure fluctation

Hello all...

I have a question about oil pressure fluctuation, in my 96 Tbird, V6.
The needle usuallly rest on the "m" of the word 'NORM" on the gauge. However, everyonce in a while, it will drop down to the "n". This seems to be independent of, temperature or RPM of the engine.

Is this something that I should be concerned about?

.....Bill
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Re: oil pressure

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Oil pressure fluctation

Hello all...

I have a question about oil pressure fluctuation, in my 96 Tbird, V6.
The needle usuallly rest on the "m" of the word 'NORM" on the gauge. However, everyonce in a while, it will drop down to the "n". This seems to be independent of, temperature or RPM of the engine.

Is this something that I should be concerned about?

.....Bill
It is if the gauge is in good working order.
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Old 08-14-2005, 10:27   #3 (permalink)
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Re: oil pressure

Maybe fit a new sender unit just to elimimate it from your enquiries.
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Old 09-10-2005, 19:18   #4 (permalink)
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If you want a true reading, put in a real guage even if it's temporary just for checking things out. Unless it's a high end electric guage with a good sender, you can't trust them.
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