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Losing oil pressure..... already replaced oil pump, head gasket, rod bearings, thermostat, what could make this happen

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So , what is engine size, they have many.?
what is the pressure, you never said,?
and did you look it up in the FSM, the books can be free.?
ask.

what weight oil. 10w30 or 0w ?
1;:what is cranking pressure. (spark defeated cold)(i get 55 1.6L)
2: what is cold idle pressure?
3: what is hot idle pressure?
4: what is 2500 to 3500 pressure hot.
with these facts we can answer.

Posted on Oct 20, 2013

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SOURCE: 1996 honda prelude oil leak

did you check the steering pump, AC compression pump, etc or other engine components ? it could be something other than the engine.

Posted on Nov 18, 2008

SOURCE: oil leak from the head gasket on my 1993 honda civic

dear friend-i do not think the oil comes from the hear gasket but rather from the distributor,make sure that the oil is not running down onto the head gasket and the shows as a oil leak from the gasket.

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SOURCE: can you replace the rod bearings from underneath

It's possible, but if you have bad rod bearings, you probably have to get the crank re-done. In other words, if it's knocking, your problem is bearings and crank, not just bearings.

Posted on Feb 17, 2010

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SOURCE: What could make my 03 civic ex overheat and cool

I have a 2003 Honda Civic EX as well (158k miles). At first it would overheat when idling, and then my heater started working sporadically. It would blow cold air when idling, then hot air when driving. It would also cause my car to overheat. I would turn the temp to cold and the car temp would reduce. My coolant level would also drop to next to nothing every few months, but I never saw any pooling, or leaking from the radiator. I changed the water pump, thermostat, all the belts since I was there anyway, the water sensor and the radiator cap. After all this it was asymptomatic for 4 days, then the problems persisted. I took it to the mechanic and it was diagnosed with a blown head gasket. The test for it is fairly simple and runs ~$45 (1/2hr labor charge). I would try that before changing out more parts when you don’t need to.

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