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tomo6188
05-22-2010, 07:46 PM
I have a 2006 x-1 with the mcx. When I start the boat and the motor begins to warm up, the check engine alarm sounds. The oil pressure begins to rise drastically to almost 90 psi. the boat doesn't make it to operating temp. before I shut it off. Any ideas?

JLeuck64
05-22-2010, 09:39 PM
I would start by hooking up a reliable oil pressure gauge to the engine, just to verify that pressure reading you are getting. If it is indeed 90 PSI then you could have a stuck closed oil pressure relief valve in the oil pump...

slickwater1
05-22-2010, 11:52 PM
def sounds like a stuck valve. have you changed oil and filter. make sure no obstructions.

tomo6188
05-23-2010, 07:46 AM
How do I make sure there are no obstructions? I am changing the oil right now.

tomo6188
05-23-2010, 11:30 AM
oil came out extremly slow.. is that normal? I also let it warm up to operating temp and still seamed slow.

thatsmrmastercraft
05-23-2010, 11:58 AM
How long/many hours since your last oil change?

tomo6188
05-23-2010, 01:44 PM
about an hour ago I changed it. No difference in oil pressure, still idles at about 45psi and runs at about 60 psi. I put in exactly the 4.5 quarts that mc specifies.