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1995 Pontiac Bonneville Question: my oil gauge reads low pressure at idle,then loss of ecceleration whatcould caus

 

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seanmelhuish, 3.8L V6, Brook Park, OH, September 30, 2012, 12:34
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switched out starter,sonds like its siezed but its not

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    mastertech6371 September 30, 2012, 16:20
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    does the motor turn??

    Roy

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    Visitor, October 01, 2012, 15:45
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    it tries 2 but not fully over i was told it might b a timing belt is there a way i could check without taking the cover off

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    ziptie12, October 01, 2012, 20:29
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    3.8L engine is pushrod with chain , not belt. What condition is battery and ALL connections and wires? Has starter been tested for excessive draw? Mass air flow meter checked for restrictions/leaks in intake for loss of power issue?

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    globalhelper October 01, 2012, 06:41
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    you may have then beginning of an eng siezing up. can you turn motor over witha socket on crankshaft bolt?

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