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replaced my 1.8 motor in 2001 vw Passat.When I throttle up

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replaced my 1.8 motor in 2001 vw Passat.When I throttle up the no oil stop engine lights come on.changed sensor from original motor same problem
Submitted: 11 months ago via CarComplaints.com.
Category: VW
Expert:  vwtech0405 replied 11 months ago.
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Have you checked oil pressure yet ?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.


yes 18-20 lbs. when we throttle up pressure seems to drop a few lbs.

Expert:  vwtech0405 replied 11 months ago.
Is the engine you put inn the same exact engine code as the original ?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.

same year and spec motor. not sure about engine code. would I have to but in a new code?

Expert:  vwtech0405 replied 11 months ago.
Provide me the vehicles vin # XXXXX check specs but that seems too low too me for oil pressure ?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.


#wvweh63b01e033616

Customer: replied 11 months ago.


wvweh63b01eo33616

Expert:  vwtech0405 replied 11 months ago.
You have a 6 cylinder not a 4 cylinder like you listed correct ?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.


yes its a 6 cyl

Expert:  vwtech0405 replied 11 months ago.
Ok check oil pressure engine hot at 2000rom and report findings back please
Customer: replied 11 months ago.

18-20lbs

Expert:  vwtech0405 replied 11 months ago.
You mean psi correct ?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.

yes psi

Customer: replied 11 months ago.


yes psi

Customer: replied 11 months ago.

I removed the oil pan and checked screen on pick-up tube. but did not flush screen.

Expert:  vwtech0405 replied 11 months ago.
Was the oil pick up clogged the pressure is too low
Customer: replied 11 months ago.


didn't flush but seemed clean

Expert:  vwtech0405 replied 11 months ago.
What was the originals engine issue why was it replaced?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.


timimg belt broke engine trash

Expert:  vwtech0405 replied 11 months ago.
Ok your going to make sure the oil pressure switch wiring is all good trace it back to the cluster if that checks out then you will have to follow the low oil pressure readings you have and clean out the oil pump pick up tube and screen if it still stays the same a oil pump will be needed I hope this helps positive feedback is highly appreciated thank you
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