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Engin oil what is the proper oil engin for M.E200 1998 is it 10/40 or 20/50 ?

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The proper oil for any car, depend of the mileage, temperature conditions , altitude condition.
temperature below 40 Farenheit. recomeded oil is 0w20.
Some manufactures recomended use 5w20 in all conditions. and miles.
More than 40 f. 5w30 to 20w50,
If you car is in 0 miles to 30,000 miles 5w30
30k to 50k 10w30
50k to 90k 10w40
90k and up 20w50

This is just a recomended reference or table.
always consult with your owners manual.
Or manufacters spec.

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Why is engine noisy and will not run properly with oil put in?


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Should I be concerned about the oil pressure light flickering when I brake hard or idle?


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How long and easy is it to rebuild oil pump on 94 grand caravan 3.8l


Don't bother. Replace the unit.
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The oil pump assembly used on this engine is mounted at the front of the crankshaft. The oil pump also retains the crankshaft front oil seal.
  1. Remove the accessory drive belts.
  2. Remove the timing belt cover and timing belt. Refer to the timing belt removal and installation procedures in this section.
  3. Remove the crankshaft sprocket.
  4. Remove the oil pump mounting bolts (5), and remove oil pump assembly. Mark mounting bolts for proper installation during reassembly.

To install:
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  2. Position a new gasket on pump assembly and install on cylinder block. Make sure correct length bolts are in proper locations and tighten all bolts to 10 ft. lbs. (14 Nm).
  3. Install the crankshaft sprocket and timing belt. Recheck engine timing marks.
  4. Install the timing belt covers. For more details, refer to the timing belt cover installation procedures.
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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Remove the dipstick.
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OIL PRESSUE LOW


At some point, your engine is registering low oil pressure and warning you the oil pressure is insufficient to lubricate the engine properly.

How does the engine know this? What causes it? Excellent questions. The engine 'knows' this because there is one or more sensors that read the oil pressure all the time. The sensors report to the computer which reports to you. They could be faulty. On the other hand, there could be times when oil pressure IS low. Your oil pump may be mal-functioning. Normally, I would expect the oil pump to either do its job properly or NOT do it properly but not act intermittently. It may warrant being checked by a professional. Another reason for this condition could be the oil itself, though you report you just had it changed. Presumably, whom ever did the change put in the proper oil grade, service and weight, recommended by GM.

Another thought, is this warning seen by you immediately after you start the car? If yes, it is normal for oil to take a second or two to build the proper pressure, particularly in cold weather. Where I am at, it is cold. Oil doesn't like to move when it is cold (like me) so it takes a bit of time to get up pressure (like me).

If this continues, you may want to have this problem looked at by a professional, as I said.

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Oil light is staying on when i turn the car on. This is not the service indicator oil change light, but theother one. It's not staying on the whole time the car is on, but when I turn the car on, it's...


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(((Most common issue will be a faulty oil pressure sending unit)))

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