1999 Ford Explorer Q&A
1999 Ford Explorer Question: oil pump
What exactly is wrong with the oil pump? I ask this because yes, this is really an unusual situation. One thing that comes to mind is that the part was not a quality part. How often do you change your oil and filter? The oil pump on your V6 is driven by a shaft that connects to a gear on the cam shaft. On many V6 Ford engines with Coil Pack Ignition Systems, the Cam Sensor is put where the distributor used to be and is opposite the oil pump drive shaft. If the oil pump is not pumping, may it is not turning or being properly turned, like worn gear etc? Maybe there is too bearing clearance, so no oil pressure can build. These are both real possibilities. I kind of doubt that a factory oil pump would fail so soon, something isn't right here. How about a 2nd opinion? - dandd
...placed. Now the oil gauge is going nuts and the engine is ticking. The mechanic is saying the oil pump needs to be replaced. I haven't had the car back 2 days. Please help!
...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.
The oil pump on my 99 explorer went out about 6 months ago. I had it replaced and now it has gone out agai...
The oil pressure is beginning to fluctuate and a mechanic suggested this may be the oil pump beginning to fail. What is the estimated labor time and cost to replace the oil pump on my 19...
what is the estimated cost of installing a new oil pump parts and labor.