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1994 Buick Park Avenue Question: what do you remove to gain access to the oil pump

 

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mpmaj, 3.8L V6, Dundalk, MD, October 11, 2010, 10:46
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not getting enough oil to #5 valve lifter, lifter keeps failing. low oil pressure after engine warms up

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    October 11, 2010, 17:35
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    The engine bearings or oil pump may be worn out. The oil pump screen may be clogged, also. If the engine has a lot of miles or has run on dirty oil, the oil galleys may be blocked. It may be a good idea to drop the oil pan and check a bearing or two to evaluate the engine wear.

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    Visitor, November 22, 2010, 16:36

    you have to remove the oil pan and the pump is located there.

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