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Lost oil pressure while driving

I was driving when my car suddenly lost oil pressure and the engine died. It will not start again. There is oil in the engine, and no apparent loose hoses.

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  • Al Perry May 11, 2010

    Sounds like the oil pump is bad. Will the engine turn over at all?

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Change oil filter use a k&n or mobile one,seen same problem on caravans some oil filters cannot take the pressure and break up inside causeing no flow of oil period.could happen at any time with cheap oil filters,chryslers have high volume oil pumps and require a better flowing filter.
as for your engine not starting you may have severe bearing wear,from low oil pressure.

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