Low oil pressure 25psi 40psi cold.

Asked by Dec 03, 2015 at 12:55 PM about the 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT Ext. Cab 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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86,545

25 to 40 cold is not that bad, does the oil pressure increase as it warms up?

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25 warm 40 cold

86,545

Sounds like a stuck oil pressure bypass valve, verify the oil pressures using a manual gauge, if it confirms the low readings then replace the oil pump and pickup screen.

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17,255

25 psi at idle when warm isn't low

86,545

My Yukon idles at 40 lbs warm.

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