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08 ram with the 5.7 hemi, oil pressure has been dropping and now it’s no oil pressure and the lifters are rattling if it’s the oil pump and not the pick up tube stopped up how do I change the pump

Mechanic's Assistant: Where exactly do you think the noise is coming from? And how long has this been going on?

It just went to no oil pressure last night and I developed a rattling after driving it a mile or two

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

Yes and I just changed the oil a few times hoping I would see some sludge come out

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

I just need the how to on changing the oil pump and might as well change the timing chain

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Dodge
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Dodge Mechanic: Chris (aka-Moose), Technician replied 8 months ago
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If there are no sludge issues then the pump is likely the issue here as long as the engine has not been abused and the cam and crank and rod bearings are not damaged. Below are links to pan, timing cover, and pump removal and install.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/gu5886pxipez6dc/pump1.pdf?dl=0

https://www.dropbox.com/s/w1fh1g5jgfu908l/pump2.pdf?dl=0

https://www.dropbox.com/s/2h417g6s7j0k27e/pump3.pdf?dl=0

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