1998 Vauxhall Sintra oil pressure relief valve

Tiny
JON780
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  • 1998 VAUXHALL SINTRA
  • 6 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 121,000 MILES
My wife drove our car for about 400 yds with the oil light on. Local garage got the engine turning but it sounded dry inside. I suspect oil pump failure but vauxhall said to check the oil pressure relief valve first to make sure it's not stuck open.
Do you have any idea where it is located on the V6 sintra engine?
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Monday, March 22nd, 2010 AT 6:53 AM

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Tiny
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The oil pressure relief valve is in the oil pump-check the oil pressure with a mechanical gauge if normal replace the oil pressure switch
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Monday, March 22nd, 2010 AT 7:01 AM

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