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95 pontiac firebird with lt1. I am not getting oil in top end

Car turns over but oil gauge in car is slammed over but aftermarket gauge on pillar reads 40lbs. There is no oil in top end.also car will not stay on unless I'm revving the car don't know if that has anything to do with it but I did replace fuel pump just in case, any ideas?, thanks!

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If it isn't a bad oil pump it might be a blockage.

Posted on Nov 24, 2013

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  • Roger Doe Nov 24, 2013

    I bout the oil pump and pickup tube yesterday, just trying to really narrow it down before I start pulling things apart,and if there was a blockage how would I go about finding it and removing the blockage,thanks!

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    mikadot Nov 24, 2013

    you'd have to research that one

  • Roger Doe Nov 24, 2013

    Thanks!

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SOURCE: 2000 PONTIAC FIREBIRD FUEL PUMP REPLACEMENT

If the area under the carpet doesn't have an access panel, you can use a dremel moto tool with the small grinding wheel attachment to cut one out. I believe the cut goes inside the middle humps. (You can see humps running down the trunk area.) Do a web search for the exact location. After you do this you will have to put in a metal plate to cover it. What i do is i cut out 3 sides and not the 4th, then i bend it up and over, then bend it back.

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SOURCE: 1988 firebird formula 5.0 tpi car just died

It sounds like you may have burned out your fusable link. It's a special wire that comes off the starter solennoid and is designed to burn off in the event of an overload. DO NOT REPLACE IT WITH REGULAR WIRE, THIS IS A LEADING CAUSE OF CAR FIRES.
You will want to check for what caused the overload condition that caused the fusable link to burn out in the first place.

Posted on Jun 21, 2010

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