Ford Explorer Problem Report
Ford Explorer loss of oil pressure
lost oil pressure while driving engine was full of oil and no leaks. pulled motor to take a look at the oil pump and drive (and to check bearings after loosing pressure) every thing looked new so went to top side of engine and pulled out oil pump drive which installs were the distributer belongs and drives off the jackshaft (camshaft) to run the oil pump. when i removed the oil pump drive it was as plain as day the gear had worn into the housing 3/4 inch until it disconnected from oil pump drive. thought it might be usefull no one i talked to had heard of it - shwa3350
Loss of oil pressure guage on also check guage light started to drive it and runs noisy and loud...garage said the bottoms out....real nice.. - Visitor
Got a oil change and when I got home, my dash board said loss of oil pressure - Visitor
HOW MUCH TO REPLACE OIL PUMP?
...no oil. Checking oil at dipstick shows it's full. Valves began clicking loudly. Do I need new oil pump or could it be something clogged. What's the cost of replacing the oil pump.
Had the oil pump changed about 8 months ago and now it has gone bad again. What would cause this? Is there something else that drives the oil pump like a gear or belt?
my explorer has 261,000 miles and is using alot of oil and it looks like it is blowing out of t...