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Second Chance Garage

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Second Chance Garage

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For the Classic Car Restoration Enthusiast

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TROUBLESHOOTING

1953-1960 Classic Car Engines Troubleshooting Guide: High Oil Pressure

Things to Look For:

  1. Oil pressure gauge defective.
  2. Oil too heavy.
  3. Oil pressure relief valve adjustment too heavy.
  4. Relief valve spring too stiff.
  5. Oil pressure relief passage clogged.
  6. Plunger type relief valve stuck by gummy oil or plunger is too tight a fit.
  7. Main oil passages on pressure side of pump clogged.

The Complete Guide to Troubleshooting 1953-1960 Era American Classic Car Engines