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Re: Oil pressure is "twitchy"

To: "Tim Holt" <>, "'MG Mail List'" <mgs@Autox.Team.Net>
Subject: Re: Oil pressure is "twitchy"
From: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Wed, 6 Oct 2004 17:00:43 +0100
Some fluttering is quite normal and is the pressure relief valve oscillating
at certain combinations of revs, temp, oil viscosity etc.  But between 35
and 55 seems a bit much to me.  Oil level OK?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Tim Holt" <>
To: "'MG Mail List'" <mgs@Autox.Team.Net>
Sent: Monday, October 04, 2004 5:01 PM
Subject: Oil pressure is "twitchy"

> I've noticed lately that my oil pressure gage is "twitchy".  I was
> driving last night and would see it slide down to around 35 then
> suddenly "twitch" up to 55 or so - like a needle was stuck.  Any
> suggestions as to what this is?  I got the car back from the garage a
> month ago for some work that involved pulling the engine (clutch) so
> maybe something didnt' get hooked up right?

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