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Second Chance Garage


Second Chance Garage

For the Classic Car Restoration Enthusiast

Second Chance Garage

Second Chance Garage

For the Classic Car Restoration Enthusiast

Second Chance Garage

TROUBLESHOOTING

1953-1960 Classic Car Engines Troubleshooting Guide: Oil Pressure Relief Valve Leaks

Things to Look For:

  1. Relief valve needs tighter adjustment.
  2. Relief valve spring weak or broken.
  3. Valve seat worn or distorted.
  4. Plunger type valve face worn.
  5. Plunger type valve stuck open.
  6. Ball type valve damaged.
  7. Pump discharge pipe or passages leak.

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