Is there any benefit to preemptively replacing the oil pump before it fails and ruins the engine. what are your recommendations.
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2003 Land Rover Discovery Question: 03 LR discovery. replacing oil pump before it fails.
Answer #1G. T. Service Center (4075 Answers) , Stephenville, TX - (254) 638-3236ProfessorG April 30, 2014, 05:38Master
I believe in any type of preventative maintenance you can do to help prevent problems down the road, and peace of mind.
Answer #2ziptie12 April 30, 2014, 09:52Master
I agree with answer #1. My question would be ............WHY? How many miles on engine and has it been maintained well? Is oil pressure a problem?.......Just curious........Don't know much about Land Rovers.......
Replydeepbluewaterman, April 30, 2014, 10:47Rookie
Idont have any service records but the car is immaculate.No issues with oil pressure to date but its vin number is consistant with the manufacturers warning about these oil pumps. If they fail I'll need to replace the whole engine.because it usually destroys the camshaft in the process. 75,800 miles
Replyziptie12, April 30, 2014, 10:59Master
#1s 'peace of mind' sounds good to me then! Enjoy your LR.