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Chevrolet/Low to no Oil pressure at an Idle when car is warmed up


dennis g. wrote at 2011-03-25 12:06:17
i have a 1964 impala with 327 with the same problem low to no oil pressure at idle but good other wise i tryed all of the addtives and heaver oils. this week i pulled my motor and my main&cam bearing are bad and i scored my crank real bad so you may want to consider checking it out.  

Now it all wrote at 2012-12-04 00:04:12
If your pressure gauge is installed on top of the block, behind the manifold, it will read low at Idle because the presure is low at idle and it falls back into the oil pan, move your gauge and sending unit ti the back lower block area


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I can help you with most standard type things from 1955 chevys up to around 1975 (1975)>> chevys in differnt areas. engine work heads-cams-trannys-drive train-brakes-some elect. dos and donts. PS UP TO 1975 !! !!!!!!!!!!! I will try with any others after that date. state up to 1975 but I still get 2006-007 etc. I guess you do not read this far ! !


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