I was asked to look at a Durango, 4.7L. The oil pressure gauge occasionaly drops to zero. The lifters get loud, so I trust this is not just a oil pressure sending unit issue. I see the oil pump is on the crank, not in the bottom pan, So I will replace it. Is the pressure regulator part of the pump assembly? It looks like it from the parts store pictures . I also have read where the pickup screen gets sludged up; will a engine oil flush clean this? Do you recommend a brand?
Thank you in advance.
Thursday, February 14th, 2013 AT 1:51 AM