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1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme Question: why did the oil pump fail at 11700 and with no warning,the fluids where fine

 

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shauna77, Windsor, ME, March 28, 2012, 16:02
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it stalled then ran fine for 10 miles i heard a pop and the oil light came on, the car shut off,my mechanic said the oil pump went and the fluids were good,he doesnt no what caused it,but has to replace the motor,only running on 5 cylinders..did someone tamper with my car?

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13414 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper March 28, 2012, 16:10
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    OIL PUMP POSSIBLY WENT BAD FROM SO LITTLE USE OR THERE IS A LARGE AMOUNT OF SLUDGE BUILT UP ON OIL PICK UP SCREEN

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