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I am losing oil pressure, if I loosen the filter and

Customer Question

I am losing oil pressure, if I loosen the filter and re-tighten it is ok for a while but after about a kilometre it happens again, the only noise is in the tappets.
JA: Have you ever replaced the gaskets? Maybe the hoses?
Customer: which gaskets and hoses?
JA: What is the make/model/year of your car?
Customer: Commodore Vs V6
JA: What year is your Commodore?
Customer: 1995
JA: Are you fixing your Commodore yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes, I have changed the oil and filter, Stripped the pressure regulator valve and cleaned all parts are within correct dimensions.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 20 days ago.
Category: Australia Car
Expert:  Gary replied 20 days ago.

Hello there,

Your sump pickup screen will be blocking up with sludge buildup.

Time to drop the sump off to check the pickup.

Gary

Expert:  Gary replied 16 days ago.

Hello again,

Do you need any further help?

I hope my advice has been of assistance to you.

Kind regards

Gary

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