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What is the normal oil pressure for a C5 Corvette?

What is the normal oil pressure for a C5 Corvette?

The minimum oil pressure rule of thumb is 10psi per 1000 RPM. The trend of most C5 owners would be 55-60 psi at 65 MPH.

Why does my Chevy Corvette have low oil pressure?

The number one reason that your Corvette would have low oil pressure would be a lack of oil. The first thing you should do, is check your engine oil level. If the engine oil level appears to be low (or empty), you’ll need to fill it up. Do not drive a vehicle with low engine oil to the store to buy more oil.

What’s the oil pressure on a Corvette Stingray?

Drove car 100 miles today. (Z51 dry sump) Idle Oil pressure is 28 psig at idle, 35 psig at 1500rpm, 38psig at 2,000. This seems very low. My LS7 dry sump maintains 50psig hot, drops off to maybe 45 psig at idle.

Can a low oil pressure cause a car to lock up?

Low oil pressure will cause the engine to seize up. When the oil pressure light on, it should be assumed that the engine locking up is imminent. We advise not running the engine until the issue can be properly diagnosed.

What kind of oil pump does a corvette use?

It is driven by a new, variable-displacement oil pump that enables more efficient oil delivery, per the engine’s operating conditions.

How long is the warranty on a 2000 Corvette?

Every 2000 Corvette under warranty is backed with the following services:1-800-CHEV-USA (For vehicles purchased in Canada, call 1-800-268-6800) that provides in an emergency: 1-800-CHEV-USA (For vehicles purchased in Canada, call 1-800-268-6800) Bumper-to-Bumper 3-years/36,000 miles (60 000 km) Limited Warranty Courtesy Transportation

What are the specs of a 2000 Corvette?

The quest for performance – with no removable roof panel, the hardtop is lighter and stiffer in structure than any other 2000 Corvette. Special hardware includes the Z51 Performance Suspension (with stiff springs, large stabilizer bars and large monotube shock absorbers) and a standard close-ratio 6-speed manual transmission.

What is the owner’s manual for a 2000 Corvette?

2000 Chevrolet Corvette Owner’s Manual Litho in U.S.A. Part Number 10424651 A First Edition © Copyright General Motors Corporation 1999 All Rights Reserved i Table of Contents

Who was the designer of the 2000 Corvette?

Corvette has traveled far since that first Polo White, Powerglide ’53 Vette rolled off a makeshift Flint, Michigan, assembly line, but the magic endures in every graceful line of the 2000 convertible. A subtle hint of earlier classics – “Our future must start with our past,” says Corvette Chief Designer John Cafaro.

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Ruth Doyle