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oil pressure gauge

Postby pett3227b » Tue Mar 15, 2022 2:32 pm

I have an original oil pressure gauge that was working fine before my engine rebuild. I noticed however when I removed it from the block that it has a good amount of oil in it. Is this normal? should it be replaced? probably about two thimbles oil in it.

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Re: oil pressure gauge

Postby indy61 » Tue Mar 15, 2022 2:49 pm

There shouldn't be any oil visible in the face behind the glass but a little from the orfice is normal.

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Re: oil pressure gauge

Postby Gary Dotson » Wed Mar 16, 2022 7:28 am

No, it’s not normal. It means your gauge has an internal leak, it should be replaced.


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