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Oil light comes on after 10 mins of driving. we have removed the sump pan and cleaned the oil pick up pipe but fault is still there so i want to replace the oil pump but i need to no the location and what is envolved many thanks tony

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If you did the sump drop; you should also do the PCV #6 upgrade. I would'nt look at the oil pump yet. You may have a bad oil sensor. Did you remove the valve cover to see what it looks like? you could have a clooged breather port. Did you do an engine flush before you dropped the sump? If you remove the VC start the engine to see if oil squirts out then you will know if the pump is good.

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Removal Procedure
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
2. Drain the engine oil from the engine crankcase.
3. Remove the exhaust flex pipe retaining nuts from
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