my oil pressure gauge goes up everytime i accelerate.

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Asked by Sep 01, 2015 at 11:22 PM about the 2005 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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my oil pressure gauge keeps going up everytime i accelerate

2,565

this is normal what grade oil do you have in the car. it sounds like the oil pressure coming out of the oil pump is low and when you speed the pump up the pressure builds. if you are running a 5w30 take it out and put a 10w30 in it. if you are running 10w30 throw a bottle of lucas in there just to build vascosity.

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right now ya. 5w30

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thank u PrideAuto

2,565

what happens is when the truck warms up the 5w30 becomes more like water and the vascasoity goes to hell

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21,575

This is what a car does. Don't go wasting money unless it drops into the red zone at idle

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8,475

it should hit 62 psi.. and 32 at idle

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