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Old 06-25-2001, 08:01 PM
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Sounds like you're holding the wheel at full lock when turning. The pump will talk to you when you do that, it is saying "ouch" .

Oil pressure should be up to 3 at anything above idle or when the engine is cold. At idle, it could be as low as 1 (maybe even .75 bar) when hot.
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