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General Tech Installing New Oil Pressure Gauge

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In the process of installing a non-original oil pressure gauge that Moss sells. Should I prime the tubing with oil prior to making the final connection? Concerned with an air bubble that will affect the accuracy of the pressure reading.
 

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I prime or bleed. Be sure that there is a seal at the connection to the dial...unless it is an olive hose.
 
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Showing my ignorance- "olive hose"? There is a ferrule to be inserted over the tubing which is then compressed by a capturing nut.
 

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+1 to Steve's comments. You do not need to bleed the air out of the oil pressure line. Pressure is pressure.
 

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Olive is another term for ferrel. Your choice on the bleeding of the line...looks like you have options?
 
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