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UPDATE: no oil pressure, oil pump, oil light

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Old 05-02-2013, 07:33 PM
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Default UPDATE: no oil pressure, oil pump, oil light

I'm stumped.

Oil pressure switch tested and working properly.

Ripped open the oil pan. Put in a new oil pump, primed it, made sure it connected into the Int Shaft notch and it turned fine. New O-rings on both ends of pipe, seals weren't 100% as I would like but better than before.

Oil light still on (I'm assuming it should still go off within a few seconds even with all the work done),

I have not done an actual oil pressure check, guessing that is next but not sure that is going to tell me anything I don't already know.

But still WTF. She hates me!!

Help?
 
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Old 05-02-2013, 08:22 PM
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Blocked oil gallery somehow? Or you've done something during the rebuild to create this problem. Did you forget to install any bearing shells? Which suggests something else. Maybe your new/used head is missing an oil gallery plug.
 
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Old 02-07-2019, 11:11 PM
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Have you replaced the oil pressure sensor? I had a similar issue and it happend to be a bad oil pressure sensor. On my 2006 s40 it is located right under the oil filter. Just a thought...
 
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