after replacing oil pump, oil pressure is 60-70 lbs. is this too high?

Asked by Jan 25, 2016 at 11:29 AM about the 2007 Chevrolet Avalanche LT 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

before new oil pump was installed, oil pressure was 40-45 lbs. after new oil
pump was installed, oil pressure is 60-70 lbs. is this too high?

3 Answers

76,365

No not at all, and is the engine warmed up good to have the oil warmed up? From a cold start the oil pressure will read higher that when the oil gets warmed up. This pressure is about normal.

76,365

And or the oil pump installed may be a high volume oil pump.

86,695

Your oil pressure is where is should be.

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