I CHANGED THE OIL PUMP ON MY 1987 S10 PICKUP AND...

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  • Saylorhunt
  • 1987 Chevrolet Astro

I changed the oil pump on my 1987 s10 pickup and my oil light is still on and it still is knocking

Friday, November 16th, 2012 AT 6:23 PM

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  • caradiodoc
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Knocking while running is a sign of excessive clearance in the bearings. Excessive clearance prevents oil pressure from building up because the oil runs out through the bearings too quickly. A new pump won't build pressure any faster. It's the bearings and crank shaft you have to look at.

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Friday, November 16th, 2012 AT 7:31 PM

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