KEYSTONE Posted March 12, 2012 Report Share Posted March 12, 2012 (edited) I've seen several videos and screen shots of the "track apps" dash display. I see it has nifty video-based gauges for boost and other engine parameters, but the only time I've seen a screen shot for the oil pressure gauge was when the car was off and it just read "LOW" instead of the numeric value of 0 psi. I am still pretty pissed that my 2011 has the equivalent of an "idiot light with a needle", in that the oil pressure gauge is either "normal" or "low", with none of the normal variation (due to oil temp and engine RPM) that a real gauge portrays. From my initial rant on this topic back in 2010, I was told that Ford decided that people did not know how to interpret a true oil pressure gauge. Apparently folks would freak out if oil pressure at idle in a car at normal operating temp is (correctly) lower than the idle oil pressure when the engine is cold started. Really Ford? There are about 300+ "WARNINGS" and "CAUTIONS" in the owners manual. How about you give me a real oil pressure gauge and just include a "WARNING" that oil pressure decreases as oil temp increases..... So, can someone tell me if the 2013 has a real sending unit to send true pressure readings to the Track Apps screen, or does it have a 1940's era binary normal/low sending unit? One of my cost justifications for considering a trade-in of my 2011 for a 2013 is that by going with the 2013 I can offset the cost of adding a gauge pod to the dash of my 2011, similar to the one on the Boss LS. I'd appreciate it if someone can track down this info for me and/or post a link to a video of the Track Apps display with the engine running and showing a numeric oil pressure reading (example "47 psi") instead of a f#$%^ng "Normal" reading.... Edited March 12, 2012 by KEYSTONE Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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