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Ford Taurus 2000 3.0 24 valves oil light came on dim then went out two days later the oil light stay on and valves tapping there was clicking sound before all this happen would the camshaft synchronize cause this problem with no oil pressure and light stay on

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Hello Mike,well let me tell you that is a really bad symptom this can be caused for not doing the oil change in the right intervals creating sludge (gum inside the engine) plugging the oil ducts everywhere causing bad lubrication in the engine recommendation remove oi pan and the oil screen clean it really good with degreaser or brake fluid (find it in the closest autoparts store) then make sure to put 5w30 oil high milage DO NOT PUT 20W50 OIL ON IT the thickest the worst it can get

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