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I just had a C15 accert overhauled and I think the oil

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I just had a C15 accert overhauled and I think the oil pressure is now to low. When I took it in at 1.1 million it had 60 psi at 1250 rpm at 188*. Now it has 40 at the same rpm and temp and at 200* idled at 700rpm it has only 20 psi. Mechanic says it’s because of clearance in new bearings and said it’s in spec. I disagree and would like your opinion please. Thanks

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the complete model and serial number of your machine?

2006 Peterbilt and 882861 are last of serial#. It’s an MSX CAT C15accert.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the equipment mechanic to know before I connect you?

No thank you

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Technician: Cat Man, Cat Engine Expert replied 4 months ago
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Thanks for asking your question. I will try and help you out.
Yes he is correct that the oil pressure is within specs.
However. I agree it should not be that low after an overhaul. After a rebuild. I do not ever see oil pressure low like that. With it being within specs. The engine should be fine. If there is a problem. The pressure will continue to go down.Please reply back if you need more help or have more questions. I am happy to assist.
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Technician: Cat Man, Cat Engine Expert replied 4 months ago
Hey. I just wanted to see how things were going. Please let me know if you need more help. I am happy to assist. If my information was helpful, please leave a good or higher rating so that I receive credit. Thanks.
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