OIL GAUGE MOVING

  • Tiny
  • jermiahw
  • 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe
  • V8
  • 2WD
  • automatic
  • 1,480,000 miles

2003 tahoe I put 6 quart. And the oil pressure is moving when I accelerate and goes down when I brake. Should the gauge be moving.

Monday, August 22nd, 2011 AT 6:25 PM

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  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
  • Member

It should be moving the oil pressure at idle should be 10-12 psi and @ 2K's rpm -should be about 40psi. Sounds normal to me-

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Monday, August 22nd, 2011 AT 6:42 PM
  • Tiny
  • jermiahw
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BUT BEFORE I DID THIS OIL CHANGE IT WAS NOT MOVING I JUST GOT IT IN FEBRUARY AND ITS MY SECOND OIL CHANGE THE FIRST TIME I LET A SHOP DO IT.

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Monday, August 22nd, 2011 AT 6:45 PM
  • Tiny
  • jermiahw
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SHOULD IT BE MOVING WHEN I AM MOVING LIKE IF I GIVE IT SOME GAS IT GO TO LIKE 50PSI - 60 PSI DEPENDING ON THE SPEED. SHOULD IT BE DOING THIS. THANKS

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Monday, August 22nd, 2011 AT 6:47 PM
  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
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Should be the oil pump is moving faster

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Monday, August 22nd, 2011 AT 6:52 PM

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