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The head gasket blew and the head also got a hole in it.

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The head gasket blew...

The head gasket blew and the head also got a hole in it. Both were replaced but the oil pressure reads low after the engine heats up to normal temp. what do you think is the problem?

Mechanic's Assistant: How old is your oil pump? Has the check engine light come on?

No.

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Chevy?

2002.

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

I changed oil right after repairing it but did run the engine to get it to a oil change establishment.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

We also flushed the system to remove any water and antifreeze. System seemed pretty clean.

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Chevy Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 8 months ago

Is the oil pressure reading low on the gauge or did you do an oil pressure test?

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