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Symptoms bad oil pump 2001 grand am 2.4l no oil pressure.how do I change the pump?

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SOURCE: I have a 2001 Blazer and the oil pressure is low.

Worry about the cam brgs. How low is the pressure?

Posted on Oct 07, 2009

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SOURCE: Exactly where is oil pressure sending unit located

if you have the 5.2 V8 its located in the rear of the engine near the dist cap area you can see it if you look in that area , if 4.0 6 cyl its located on the side of the engine block near the oil filter area. It has two wires going to it and screws into the block. It's made mainly of plastic and if broken can allow oil under pressure to spew out and give you thoughts of a blown rear main seal due to the amount of oil all over the underside.

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SOURCE: how much to change a oil pan gasket for 2001 grand prix 3.8 gt

If you want to repair the oil pan I would also check lower engine mount for leaking oil and cracks in anti sway bar near fitting's. This due to engine mount is oil filled. OEM sway bar is made of tubular steel and they crack easy. Replacement sway bar is solid steel. Here's the kicker. When they pull the lower frame to service oil pan. The engine mount and sway bar are attached to that frame. A honest mechanic should only charge for parts ($35 for mount and $100 for sway bar) and maybe a extra hour. My mechanic did all in 5 hours. FYI gasket is only $35 bucks. Good luck

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noise mostly. If it gets bad enough the idler pulley can seize. when that happens it will smoke the belt off into shreds and smoke and glory. It will be very exciting for everyone but you.
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SOURCE: 2001 jeep grand cherokee. no leaks losing coolant,

Most serious item I see is oil pressure. Put a mechanical gauge on the engine and get an accurate reading. Also make sure that the passage to the sender isn't blocked. If you did the pump yourself, did you find any coolant in the oil? In 99% of all low oil pressure situations, the oil pump has not failed. Rather, either a cam bearing or crank/rod bearing is worn. You do not have to have one spun or completely worn out bearing. Even wear of all bearings that is somewhat excessive can bleed off enough pressure to cause problems (plastigage the engine bearings to determine wear).
As far as coolant loss. A cylinder head gasket can fail between cylinders, into a water passage, into an oil passage or any combination of those and externally as well. The cylinder heads on engines beginning in about '98 are prone to "micro-cracking" which can lead to all kinds of hard to diagnose coolant loss problems. It may help if you have a shop do a dye test and a hydrocarbon test on the cooling system and see what they find.
I have seen several kinds of block sealing systems available. Though I generally do not recommend them, as the longevity of the repair isn't predictable, you could try that as a option of last resort.
There is no quick easy solution to your problem but with a bit of "poking around" you may be able to cure it. Don't bother repairing one problem before finding out what the other one is first though as together, it might be smarter to replace the engine.

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Need a diagram or a video of how to do a power steering pressure line on a 2000 pontiac grand am 4 cyl 2,4l


Hi James:
The hose (or line) will be threaded on at each end. Just unscrew the couplings and install the replacement. Then top up the fluid.

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I have a 2001 monte carlo ss keeps showing low oil pressure and they guage is going back and forth I have the right amount of oil in the engine


Could be a bad sending unit (sensor) casing the problem, or maybe something else:
You say that the "gauge is gong back and forth" when is this happening? At idle, then I would suspect the sensor. But other items might be the oil pump pressure regulator or a cracked pick-up tube, not likely, but possible.
Now if the gauge pressure is fluctuating while driving, there could be a host of problems such as: oil pump or main bearings wear or some internal leak.
The best test at this stage would be to connect a manual oil pressure gauge to the engine to see what exact oil pressure is reading.
Don't drive the car until you get this fixed. You could turn a small problem into a big one if the engine truly is not getting oil. A cheap repair could go to 3-4 grand if you fry the bearings in the engine.
Comment back with your mileage and further description of the problem if you want more help.
J (Working on Small Blocks since 1967)
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I have a 93 s-10 tahoe and it loses oil pressure after it warms up. could this be the oil pump going out?


THis is the classic symptoms of either a clogged oil screen or a bad oil pump. When the oil is cold (thick) the system is easiest to reach the required pressure. As the oil warms up (thinner) it is difficult to maintain the pressure. Try flushing the engine oil and putingin new oil and filter. THis may solve the problem...if not, look to change the oil pump. Goodd luck..

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Oil pressure


Hi. Your symptoms are a strong indication of major sludge build up in the block region. This type of thick build up will clog up the oil ports, thus, reducing the normal flow of lubricant throughout the engine. This will cause fluctuating oil pressure, as well. Although this issue is a common cause of your symptoms, there are others. The next cause of fluctuating oil pressure will be a failing oil pump. This device can fail mechanically(gear failure). When this occurs, the engine oil will not circulate properly, thus causing the symptoms you are experiencing.

In conclusion, This type of problem will require you to administer a manual oil pressure test. This will confirm the oil pump failure. If the pressure test reveals that, indeed, the engines pressure readings are low, the oil pump will be the culprit. I recommend to administer a engine flush, and change the oil pump and oil pump screen, as well. Now, if the manual pressure test reveals that the pressure is optimal, this will indicate that the presser switch(sending unit) is faulty.

Dec 13, 2009 | 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Oil Pressure Always Runs High - 2002 Grand Jeep Cherokee


If your oil pressure is running in the red this would indicate too much oil in the system. You should have your oil changed and refilled soon or you run the risk of burning out the oil pump. At idle your pressure should be just over a quarter of what your gauge has. At highway speed it should not exceed 3/4 of the gauge unless your going in excess of 100 MPH. Change the oil and filter and your vehicle should be fine.

Jul 27, 2009 | 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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2001 grand prix starts and then dies right away


Check the fuel pump inline resistor located on the right side front fender between the frame and the windshield washer fluid canister. When this resistor goes bad those are the symptoms.

Apr 03, 2009 | 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix

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Oil pressure gauge


Low oil pressure is generally caused by internal engine bearing wear, not a "bad" oil pump... Pumps become "bad" when debris from a failed component gets into it, causing damage. (exception being pressure regulator spring/plunger assembly becoming clogged with gunk in engines that do not get proper maintenance; likely not your case)
Were there any tapping noises coming from engine when pressure was low? If not, The most common problem is the pressure sending unit, sending bad info to the warning light. If passage going to it or internal passage is gunked up, this problem usually disappears when oil is changed. sometimes the sender just goes bad, in which case, change it.
To get a proper diagnosis on your problem, have someone put a mechanical oil pressure gauge on it. This will read the actual oil pressure and will tell you a lot about the condition of your engine!
I have never seen a valve job that corrected any oil pressure problem. I mistrust anyone who would even think that!!!
Mlinimum low pressure at idle is 15 psi Max is about 60psi running (higher can explode an oil filter) A reading of 15psi indicates the beginning of a problem. although considered "safe" it is not good.

Jan 03, 2009 | 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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