2000 dodge ram 1500 v8

Asked by Apr 11, 2017 at 10:24 AM about the 2000 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr SLT 4WD Standard Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My trucks oil pressure is sitting when normal  
but when I accelerate the oil pressure goes
up when I'm at a stoplight it go back to
normal and the truck. All warmed up no
noises come from the hood want to no
whats going on with it or is it normal for it to
do that i never owed a dodge so help me
please

2 Answers

74,655

Sounds normal to me, as the engine rpm raises, so will the oil pressure. All is good.

102,115

Sounds normal as long as it doesn't go too high, 60 to 65 lbs is where the relief valve should dump excess pressure.

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