how do I check oil pressure

Asked by Apr 27, 2017 at 05:09 PM about the 2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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You take out the oil pressure sending unit, and screw in a mechanical oil pressure gauge in place of the sending unit, start the engine, let it idle for a oil pressure check and rev it up around 1500 rpm to see what the oil pressure is on the gauge.

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