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Oil leak from pan and diying out in traffic do i replace oil pump?

1988 jeep Cherokee oil leeks. car shakes after I take my foot off the gas at 35mph. also car sometimes dies in stop and go traffic and I hear a hissing noise like air when car is in park. I think it may be the oil pump. Can I get some help before my husband gets under the car?

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  • rgrandparent Jun 02, 2009

    Have not done the work yet. I will be checking the air filter and vacuum hose. Thanks

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    U think the oil leak and the shaking are related? how so?

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Hissing noise generally is associated with a vacuum leak (which also causes rough idle and stalling) Find the source of the hissing noise and likely you will have found the problem.

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  • Richard Scordino Jun 02, 2009

    Reviewing what I just posted, I neglected to mention oil leak...however, that should be treated as a separate (but important) issue. At least 75% of all oil leaks I've seen on jeeps are at the valve cover gaskets...so, check there first.

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