Results 1 to 5 of 5
03-25-2013, 03:39 PM #1
- Join Date
- Mar 2013
- Sarasota, Fl
High oil pressure 2000 Vortec 6.0 liter 200k mi
My well maintained 2000 Suburban 2500 with Vortec 6 liter and tow package has about 200,000 miles and is reading an oil pressure at the gauge around 70psi, which seems weirdly high to me. My mech says to count my blessing but I recently read about an oil regulator valve in the oil pump that can fail (usually failing in the closed position blocking flow) and I wondered if it may not be stuck wide open and if it might be an issue or a blessing. Or maybe just a faulty gauge?
It's my toy hauler that pulls our 10,000lb boat/trailer (below) so maybe high pressure is ok as my mech says??
Any thoughts would be great, especially positive ones saying it's a beautiful thing.
Thanks in advance, Mike
By DAREDEVIL in forum Engines ClassifiedsReplies: 4Last Post: 05-14-2013, 02:10 PM
By gboeshans in forum GM PowertrainReplies: 4Last Post: 03-03-2013, 10:02 AM
By Todd00601 in forum Chevy Silverado Forum (GMC Sierra)Replies: 9Last Post: 05-08-2012, 10:49 PM
By Jason2325 in forum Chevy Truck Talk & NewsReplies: 0Last Post: 02-24-2012, 12:35 PM
By SuperMatt in forum GM PowertrainReplies: 19Last Post: 07-14-2009, 06:50 PM