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Correct oil pressure for 90 Turbo Loyale


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#1 zeus503

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Posted 12 December 2003 - 09:22 PM

. The oil pressure reading at startup ar 65Lb. after the car is warmed up it's 45lb at idle. Can someone let me know if this is within
normal operating range?

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#2 the_bard

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Posted 12 December 2003 - 09:28 PM

My '92 Loyale (SPFI) starts up cold (at these winter temp's, mind you) at about 75-80 psi. Once it warms up, it'll idle at about 10-15 psi. Warmed up, down the highway, it settles about 40 psi.

Keep in mind these are guesstimates off the analog gauge, and from my memory, which sucks.

I'm running 10w40, btw... so far, the battery & the starter haven't had a problem with it, so I'm happy.

#3 calebz

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Posted 12 December 2003 - 10:15 PM

your pressure seems normal within acceptable limits. stalling at idle and won't restart?

there are a few things..

fuel filter, cap, rotor, normal tune up stuff.

But I had a similar issue with my 87 turbowagon.. it turned out to be the ignition module in the disty.. swapped the dist out for another one and the problem went away.

As for your engine noise.. cant tell ya much without hearing it.. soobs make some weird noises sometimes.




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