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My 84 oldsmobile isn't getting any oil to the valves

Its also backfiring through the carburater

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    yadayada May 14, 2010

    isn't getting any what?

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Drop the oil pan and change the oil pump

Posted on Sep 11, 2011

  • jewel banks Sep 11, 2011

    Backfireing your timing chain and sprakets need changing. Your old sprakets thats in there are plastic. If you changed it already you may be misfiring and need plugs and wires.

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