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Old 08-01-2011, 10:31 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default 308GTB Oil pressure (Warm)

At idle, my '78 308GTB has no oil pressure. When "at full chat," however,(over, say, 1500 RPM, or so), my guage indicates on-or-about 40. Opinions? (It's noteworthy that my car has about 48,000 miles on it.) Regards, -Joe
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Those readings are way too low. Min pressure (per the manual) at driving RPM is 65psi. My engines has about 40 psi @ idle; 65 psi and up when driving and @ about 200F. I'd get it checked ASAP and pray its just the sender unit or check valve. And I'd also take it pretty easy until it was checked out.

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Low oil pressure, might be just an indication of some other lingering problem and can cause some major problem. So better get it checked and repaired as early as possible.
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