Oil pressure

Asked by Feb 16, 2018 at 06:35 PM about the 2000 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

So I have a 2000 Tahoe with the first 5.3 gen. Engine hasn't given me any problems until a bad
cold snap caused my oil pressure to be irregular. When it is cold it will drop to basically 0 but
once it warms up the problem goes away entirely like it never happened until the next day after
sitting in the cold it does it again until it reaches a certain temp. do you think this could just be a
check valve? I only use full synthetic Mobil 1 and have never went over an oil change. Should I be
concerned? Or should I just do a motor flush change oil and hope for the best? I will say this SUV
has about 282xxx on it

2 Answers

Haven't done anything yet also hasn't got any worse.

try to double check the oil pressure, make sure the sending unit is good. On a cold motor on start up it should be 40-60 psi cold. it could be higher.

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