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Re: now low oil pressure

To: MG Nuts <>
Subject: Re: now low oil pressure
From: Skye Poier <>
Date: Fri, 24 May 2002 11:43:48 -0700
So, don't keep us in suspsense, what helped fix it 70% so far?  We need
feedback to know if our suggestions were right or not :)

I dont know of anythign that could cause idle oil pressure to change
suddenly, other than a change in idle speed.


> Co-incidentally, or it was going to happen anyway, suddenly,. my oil
> pressure gauge no longer registers as quickly on startup but also does
> not attain the levels I had just the day before.
> On starting, it would shoot up to 75lbs nimbly & with the vigour of
> youth. When warm it would idle at 55lbs.
> Now it's very sluggish to register on starting, slowly climbs to 60lbs &
> stays there, even at idle. I am aware of the reason for the timelag on
> startup from cold due to the little gizmo that has to warm up a bit
> before registering, that's not it.
> Could someone please throw some light on it for me.
> In an unrelated event I did a compression test the day before &
> registered 149lbs across all 4.
> Please & thank you in advance
> Aubrey 75b

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