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Fluctuating oil pressure...Normal?

Discussion in '2nd Gen Tundras (2007-2013)' started by csuviper, Aug 25, 2015.

  1. Aug 25, 2015 at 6:08 AM
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    csuviper

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    Noticed my oil pressure gauge go from just under half to about 3/4 when accelerating. Is this normal? If not what could be the cause?

    https://vimeo.com/137246935
     
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  2. Aug 25, 2015 at 6:29 AM
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    Oil pressure sensor/oil filter bypass? I know my oil pressure will go up a little when accelerating which makes sense. Could try monitoring with a oil pressure gauge to check pressure levels at idle and work your way up in RPMs.
     
  3. Aug 25, 2015 at 6:32 AM
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    Posted video. Thought it was normal just seems like it's jumping up higher than I thought.
     
  4. Aug 25, 2015 at 7:01 AM
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    LOTSOFTOYS

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    Yes normal. U should see first gens oil pressure gauges
     
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  5. Aug 25, 2015 at 7:21 AM
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    Ok that's a relief. Checked with the Tundra community, confirmed its a non issue and now ready to go have some fun.
     
  6. Aug 25, 2015 at 8:39 AM
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    My mark is just a tad below the half mark on start up and goes just a tad over when accelerating. Toyota tech @LOTSOFTOYS did my oil change.

    This would have been a good question to post ask the Toyota mechanic ;)
     
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  7. Aug 25, 2015 at 10:19 AM
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    Mines the same as Sean's. Yours fluctuates a lot conparitively speaking
     
  8. Aug 25, 2015 at 10:56 AM
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    yep bank account is running low from it..
    Lol.. yep. idle is almost like no oil pressure at all at times.
     
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