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I have an 05 western star with a c15 acert,my radiator was…

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Hi,I have an 05 western star with a c15 acert,my radiator was shot so I changed it and since it’s been changed the engine oil temp at idle is 125 and oil pressure is 60 psi. Running down the road it’s at 65-67 psi with engine temp at 150 is this normal. Before I change the radiator it would idle at 35-40. Thanks

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I would not be concerned about the oil pressure differences but what you might want to do is to put a mechanical gauge at your oil filter housing or oil pressure sensor location to watch and monitor your actual oil pressures to see if the gauge within the truck is reading accurately. Another thing for insurance or a piece of mind would be to get some oil sampling done as well as cut open your oil filters on your services to monitor for any signs of metal or debris within the oil filter that would flag a potential problem . Otherwise ,I don't see anything concerning here that you should be concerned about and less one of these other checks reveal something otherwise . It is a pleasure to help anyway I can.

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