no oil pressure in top end of motor lifters are very noisey on 2002 Saturn L100

could it be the oil pump ?

by in Dayton, OH on July 02, 2012
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2 answers
ANSWER by , July 02, 2012
yes have the oil pressure ck'd with a oil pressure gauge
ANSWER by , July 02, 2012
Test the engine oil pressure. It should be 50-80 PSI at 1000 RPM. 2. Check for a loose timing chain. 3. Check for a ruptured engine oil filter. The pieces can get sent through the oil passages