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CAR RUNS BUT HAS NO POWER AND WONT EXCELERATE ABOVE 40MPH

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CAR RUNS BUT HAS NO POWER AND WONT EXCELERATE ABOVE 40MPH
it could be lower engine or bearing failure a faulty oil pump or a bad sending unit.....i would manually check oil pressure with a hand held gauge
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
I DO NOT HAVE A GAUGE. IS THERE SOME OTHER WAY I CAN CHECK
thats the best way...they are inexpensive most parts stores sell them
Customer: replied 7 years ago.

OK WELL I HAVE ONE MORE QUESTION. THE OIL PAN IS LEAKING VERY BADLY. COULD THAT CAUSE OIL PRESSURE TO DROP? ALSO THE OIL LIGHT KEEPS FLICKERING.

P.S I AM A FEMALE YOU REALY NEED TO BREAK THINGS DOWN FOR ME BARNY STYLE.

only if it was leaking bad enough that the level was low...if not it would have no effect
Customer: replied 7 years ago.

OK WELL THATS ONE LESS THING I HAVE TO DO TONIGHT. SO I NEED TO CHECK THE OIL PRESSURE AND IF IT IS LOW WHAT SHOULD I DO OR WHAT COULD BE WRONG. IM THINKING ABOUT BUYING THIS CAR AND IF ITS GONNA BE REAL EXPENSIVE TO FIX THIS PROBLEM THEN I DONT WANT IT.

if the oil pressure is low the motor will need rebuild or replacement....I would buy a car with a good motor
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
S&^% OK THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR HELP
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