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i rebuilt my 97 3800 series 2 and now i get good 75psi oil pressure untill i let it sit over nite then when i restart it its at 10 maybe ???
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[QUOTE=SJSAVAGE1;232203]i rebuilt my 97 3800 series 2 and now i get good 75psi oil pressure untill i let it sit over nite then when i restart it its at 10 maybe ???

Physically check it with a gauge and and verify that it's not the sending unit or cluster.
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thank you

i bought a auto meter elec.oil press. one it just emptys out the suction port im just going to get a elec. oil pump
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i bought a auto meter elec.oil press. one it just emptys out the suction port im just going to get a elec. oil pump
Why don't you figure out the problem instead of putting a band-aid on the symptom?
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got it

it was the oil filter bypass valve it was stuck open
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