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on my caprice when i start the car my oil gauge is at the middle but when i start driving around and my engine heats up it drops down in to the low red zone...or just above it actually..... i know i have an oil leak but it is really small and i still have alot of oil in it because i check the stick every week..... and its been doing it for awhile but i havnt had any oil problems... if u guys could let me know it would be greatly appreciated :)
 

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Try a thicker oil, How many mile's on the car?. What year? Is it making any odd knocking or ticking from under the hood.?
 

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the lt1s are known to run on low oil pressure mine does the same thing its about middle when cold then right at he red when at stp light ( slthough my car has 230000+ ) but ive heard thats normal running prssure for the lt1s
 

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the lt1s are known to run on low oil pressure mine does the same thing its about middle when cold then right at he red when at stp light ( slthough my car has 230000+ ) but ive heard thats normal running prssure for the lt1s
yea mine does the same thing i put push on the gas and the gauge goes to the middle when i slow down it starts droppingbut hey if its normal then it good for me..... just one less problem for me to fix lol
 

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Mine does it too. When you hit the gas it is about half way. At idle, almost in the red. I heard that was normal, but still seems sketchy... Although it has been that way for the last 6 years.
 

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a customer of mine had the same problem so I put a new oil pump in it, and it didn't change much, so I found out the oil pressure switch is actually the culprit.
 
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