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Oill pressure fluctuations on 1989 Chevrolet S10

I have a 1989 S10 blazer with a 4.3l V6. I was having some overheating issues for the last few weeks . The good folks here helped me diagnose it as a burnt out fan clutch. I thought that the oil ...
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2007 explorer oil light coming on at idle

I have a 2007 explorer with a 4.0 liter engine with about 182000 miles. At idle( looks like about 550 rpm) the oil light will come on, but the engine sounds normal. as soon as I give it some gas (...
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Oil Pressure Light On a 2015 Passat

After changing my oil recently the oil pressure light came on and I would hear some clunking noises coming from the engine bay. As soon as the light comes on (takes a couple of seconds) I turn the ...
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Oil pressure level

Yesterday the oil pressure light beeped on my car suddenly as i was driving and my engine seized up, causing me to have to leave it by the side of the road. An hour later, me being unexperienced and ...
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Motorcycle Engine Test Without Oil

This weekend I finished my engine rebuild so I tried to run it, after a few tries I was gone check the oil pressure on engine head bolt and not even a drop. I had run the engine sometimes but not ...
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Oil pressure light stays on for 4-5 seconds after cold start

I own a Suzuki Swift diesel. When I start the car in the morning during first time in the day, the oil pressure light stays on for 4-5 seconds after engine has started. Also when I restart the car ...
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Engine oil light stays on for 4-5 seconds during cold start

I own Suzuki swift diesel. When I start the car in morning for the first time in day, the engine oil light stays on for 4-5 seconds after engine has started and then goes off and never comes back ...
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Are mutliple oil and filter changes necessary to 'clean' an engine?

I was having low oil pressure issues on my 2007 VW Jetta. The oil pump filter was dirty because the previous owner didn't did the minimum oil changes. I took it to a mechanic and he did an oil ...
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What are the benefits of a dry sump?

I've heard references to dry sumps, usually in reference to racing engines. But more recently I came across an article about a 'supercar' which stated that it had a dry sump. What are the benefits of ...
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2000 Vw passat 1.8l oil is in radiator

I have a 2000 VW Passat GLS 1.8l and it has oil in the radiator reservoir. and my Oil light says oil compression low. i flushed the radiator and found oil in it again, (the radiator overflow) it ...
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What would be better for an engine driving at 60mph or 70mph? I wish to get the most miles out of my engine?

At 60mph my engine revs at 2800RPM and at 70 it's 3200RPM. My qustion is which condition would give the most miles from my engine.
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What are the effects of excessive oil changes on an oil pump? (read description)

I would like to know what the effects on an oil pump are when oil is changed. Obviously after changing the oil filter the engine will run dry without oil pressure for the first few seconds while oil ...
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Erratic Oil pressure in a 2005 Chev 2500HD with 6 litre gas engine

Bought truck in April. about one month later oil pressure would drop to zero and warning message would display Low Oil pressure and warning chimes would go off. Local GM dealer tested with mechanical ...