Runs but sounds like it needs oil
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer Question: What do I need to do if my oil pump isn't pumping after timing chain replacement
Answer #1pushrod August 27, 2012, 07:35Master
CHECK OIL PRESS. WITH TEST GUAGE. WHO REPLACED CHAIN AND WHAT ELSE WAS REPLACED? COMPONET KIT?
ReplyDanjr, August 27, 2012, 09:00Rookie
All gears and tensioner
Replypushrod, August 27, 2012, 11:27Master
HAD ONE IN SHOP CUSTOMER SAID NO OIL PRESS. TURNS OUT THE
GUAGE WAS DEFECT. THAT IS WHY I SAY HAVE PRESS. CHECKED WITH
MAN. TEST GUAGE. THE NOISE COULD BE PROBLEM WITH PARTS INSTALLED.
Answer #2Greg's Orange Auto (14643 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386globalhelper August 27, 2012, 08:58Master
SEEK HELP FROM HERE ON SOMETHING MAY BE WRONG IF YOU DIDN'T HAVE THIS ISSUE B4
Answer #3ziptie12 August 28, 2012, 11:11Master
Looked up on-line parts info- shows both a 'primary' chain and a 'balance shaft' chain and tensioner ?? if so were both replaced? did you do it yourself , or a shop? If yourself , was there tension on the chain(s) after assembly -Looks like they are hydraulically operated =no sealant or gasket between the tensioner and block, may obstruct oil flow? Just thoughts not especially familiar with that engine.