Where is the oil pressure sending unit on a 2000 Chevy Silverado? (video)
What should my oil pressure be in a 2000 Silverado?
What Is A Normal Oil Pressure Reading? When the engine is running, the oil pressure gauge should read between 25 and 65 PSI. It's possible that it will start rising (around 80 PSI), so you'll have a problem. via
How does a Chevy oil level sensor work?
How Does A Gm Oil Level Sensor Work? Magnetic reed switches are used to measure oil levels and turn on and off oil pumps automatically by using a stem that is hermitically sealed. Oil levels fluctuate and the reed switch moves up and down the stem to open or break circuits (turn on or off oil pumps). via
How does a GM oil level sensor work?
If the oil level drops below a predetermined level, then the sensor will signal the ECU to activate an oil warning light on the dashboard. Most oil level sensors work using an electrical resistance method. The less of the sensor that is covered by the oil, the bigger the change in the resistive value. via
What oil is recommended for a 2000 Chevy Silverado?
SAE 5W-30 is preferred. via
What is normal oil pressure for a 2000 Chevy Silverado?
When the engine is running, the oil pressure gauge should read between 25 and 65 PSI. via
What does it mean when your oil pressure is on 80?
This is a common sign of a failing oil pressure sensor. This is a small unit in the engine block that reads oil pressure inside the motor and relays this information to the vehicle's computer as well as the oil pressure gauge. via