Is it standard or aftermarket gauge? Electrical or mechanical?
A couple more ideas for a standard mechanical console gauge:
My standard console oil gauge had to be bleed of all air after installing my new headers. I disconnected the line when jacking the motor so as not break it. Oil pressure was way off after reinstalling line. I dont know if this air will finally work its way out of the line and I dont know if this is normal to have bleed but it is for my Camaro. Also, you said that the gauge was new. I had to set my new oil gauge to zero years ago. Are you at zero before starting the engine? I believe it is called a free floating guage and the needle pulls off the splined shaft and you reinstall the pointer at zero. Phil
It is a new gauge and mechanical. The line was sitting empty for a week or so, so could have some air...never thought of that. Could I disconnect the line, crank the engine to get flow and reinstall? At 3000 RPM I do get a reading at 65.
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