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1997 Cadillac DeVille Question: why do I have low oil pressure

 

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cuddles, Mansfield, OH, January 26, 2012, 10:57
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My low oil pressure light came on warning to stop and is full of oil

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13401 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper January 26, 2012, 11:15
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    3 possible things your oil gallies are plugged and won't let oil drain to oil pump or your oil pump is going out or your oil screen is plugged. do you have pressur cold?

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    cuddles, January 26, 2012, 11:39
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    do not have pressure when engine is cold

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    globalhelper, January 26, 2012, 12:22
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    PROBABLY OIL PUMP FAILURE

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    Mcneil's Napa Autocare Center (9 Answers) , Sandy, UT - (801) 528-7170
    motors January 26, 2012, 14:55
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    You may have a bad oil pump or the mains bearing in the engine are worn out. ADVISE TAKING TO SHOP IMMEDIATELY FOR DIAG. TO PREVENT ADDITIONAL DAMAGE

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