Re: Aerostar Oil Pressure Indicator
"Fred" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Thanks. Are you sure about that particular gauge being an on/off
> "Sharon K.Cooke" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> Fred wrote:
>> > My 97 Aerostar oil pressure gauge shows about 3/4 of full scale.
>> > I'm
>> > to seeing other Aerostars register around mid-scale. I've never
>> > seen oil pressure go high before. Is 3/4 too high? Any idea on
>> > what causes a
>> > than normal oil pressure?
>> Nothing to worry about, since the gauge is almost certainly a fake,
>> by a snap switch, same as a red idiot light. If you're truly
>> engine oil pressure, install an aftermarket gauge.
if you do want to see relative pressure, the usual fix on earlier 90's
model fords was to pull cluster, solder a wire across the 20 ohm resistor
near oil gauge terminals and replace the switch sender with a variable
Yeh, I'm a Krusty old Geezer, putting up with my 'smartass' is the price
you pay..DEAL with it!