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Toyota 2e engine

A newly overhauled toyota 2e engine has a very low engine oil pressure,the oil pump has been replaced with a new one,still the problem exist,what seems to be the problem?

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  • Anonymous Jul 22, 2008

    Hey ppl i have the same problem on my 1300 2E no oil pressure at all.replaced the pump twice and still nothing checked the pick up pipe for cracks and even the skimed the oil pump surface and cleaned the channels.can anyone please help.

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    we alredy replace every thing inside the engine


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The only positive way to check if the oil pump is working and therefore there is correct oil pressure is to temporary install a non-electrical oil pressure gauge that uses a small copper tubing to sample the oil/pressure and drive a needle on the gauge. Depending on temperature, idle should register about 20+psi. Having done this and confirmed that indeed there is sufficient oil pressure then it may simply be a defective oil sending unit. Otherwise, no or low oil pressure at idle is an indicator that the engine needs to be opened up again.

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