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Re: 4kq Oil Pan Removal
It's very likely that it's the sensor. Many people pull the buzzer
relay. I'm not sure, but I think the buzzer has a sensor, and there's
a separate sensor for the pressure gauge.
4kq's do have a pressure guage, don't they? I know they are
missing one of the three gauges that the Coupe Gt's have.
I've taken the pan off. What would you like to know.
Date sent: Sun, 15 Aug 1999 23:55:06 -0400
Subject: 4kq Oil Pan Removal
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> I was wondering if anyone has removed a 4000q oilpan sucessfully, when the
> motor is still in the car...?
> Why do I ask, you ask?
> Recently the oil pressure light has been coming on when I'm pullng high
> revs. I was thinking that 'something must be wrong with the oil pressure
> gizmo, that has two sensors', as who ever heard of low oil pressure, at
> high revs?
> Oil pressure usually goes *up* as revs go up.
> Then I remembered why I built the sumpguard...
> Both myself and the previous owner have driven many miles of 'rally roads',
> resulting in a somewhat 'dented' oilpan. I'm now thinking that the
> 'denting' has created a starvation problem at high revs, as I'm betting the
> bottom of the pan is probabaly against the oil pickup...
> What's it look like in any of the Bently pictures? Likely situation?
> Thanks for any help!
> Frank de Kat
> Dundas, Ontario, Canada
> To see "The Rally Pictures"