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Controlling Oil Pressure: It’s a Matter of Regulation

Controlling Oil Pressure: It’s a Matter of Regulation

June 1, 2017

When examining oil filters that are deformed from excessive pressure, filter gaskets blown or canister lock-seams unrolled, there is a reason for these conditions. While the oil filter is usually blamed for these conditions, the actual cause is over-pressurization due to a malfunction within the oil pump. Read on for pressurization issues involving GM, Kia […]

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Low Oil Pressure Message: Locating the Mystery Filter

Low Oil Pressure Message: Locating the Mystery Filter

April 7, 2017

A low oil pressure message/light is becoming a common complaint on 2007-2016 GM vehicles equipped with a V8 engine and active fuel management (AFM), which is sometimes referred to as displacement on demand (DOD). These symptoms often occur with no indication of a low oil pressure condition such as engine related noises…

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