what would make oil temp all of the sudden jump to 250 +

Asked by Jul 27, 2007 at 07:32 PM about the 1990 Chevrolet Corvette

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1 Answer

15,905

Hi terradice, The oil must not be circulating at an adequate rate through the engine. This can happen from a faulty oil pump, a clogged oil filter, or a lower than required level of oil in the pan. This can even happen (but is remote) if the oil level is over the required level. Good luck!

Your Answer

Chevrolet Corvette Experts

  • #1
    John Carson
    Reputation
    2,760
  • #2
    Vincent Parker
    Reputation
    1,960
  • #3
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    1,560
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Camaro
238 Great Deals out of 28,790 listings starting at $1,800
Used Ford Mustang
253 Great Deals out of 36,696 listings starting at $2,500
Used Porsche 911
76 Great Deals out of 4,964 listings starting at $12,495
Used Ford F-150
2,315 Great Deals out of 214,995 listings starting at $1,300
Used BMW 6 Series
57 Great Deals out of 2,542 listings starting at $5,085
Used Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
53 Great Deals out of 3,044 listings starting at $3,500

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
7 Great Deals out of 2,197 listings starting at $47,962
2017 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
12 Great Deals out of 2,796 listings starting at $43,625
2016 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
7 Great Deals out of 810 listings starting at $38,900
2015 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 610 listings starting at $31,000
2014 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 597 listings starting at $28,950

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.