72 Bug w/rebuilt engine. Oil pressure is dropping at operating temp to about 15lbs., unsure why. Oil pressure light comes on at this point at idle but runs strong and great.

Asked by Oct 25, 2016 at 11:33 AM about the 1972 Volkswagen Beetle

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Are you sure you oil pressure switch is working correctly, possible the wrong was installed on the rebuild ?

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Thanks for the answer. I'll check the switch and the oil pressure relief and control valves too. It has to be one of those things. Much appreciated, because I hadn't thought about that.

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