How do oil pumps work?

This video shows how oil pumps work and why they are sometimes placed in strange places.

Surge puts Houston's pump prices near national average - Houston Chronicle

Gasoline prices in Houston jumped 16 cents in a week, more than five times the rise nationally, as high world oil prices rippled to the pump. A gallon of regular averaged $3. 73 in Houston on Monday, up from $3. 57 a week earlier and $3. 44 a year ago, according to AAA. The national average price was $3. 80, up just 3 cents from a week ago.

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  • Dodge

    you are asking how you DID take it out. You should know since you took it out. To change your oil filter, you DO NOT remove the oil pan. Check with any auto parts store.

Yahoo answersHow much would it costs to replace a oil pump in a 2002 Tracker?

  • Maintenance & Repairs

    If you have the V6 engine it will be between $1000. 00 to $1200. 00 dollars plus.

Yahoo answersHow do I prime the oil pump on a newly rebuilt 440 mopar?

  • Dodge

    you do got to buy the tool and when you do this your going to meet a resistance point on it when you do that wait a few minutes and hand turn the engine over and do it a few more times,you,ll.

Yahoo answersWhat is the level of difficulty in installing an oil pump in a 1999 Cavalier?

  • Maintenance & Repairs

    Its not your oil pump. If it leaking onto the serpentine belt it could be coming from the timing cover, valve cover, or oil pan. The best way to find where it is coming from is get the UV dye for.

Yahoo answersHow much would it cost to replace a oil pump on a 1999 Chrysler Cirrus?

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    you dont want it if the oil pump has failed or is weak , you could replace it and the motor could lock up next week , you do not know what damage has already occured . Oil pumps are cheap 50-200.

Yahoo answersWhat is the easiest way to change an oil pump shaft?

  • Maintenance & Repairs

    The oil pump is driven off the distributor (which is driven off the cam) with the shaft in between, but like most V8's, it's set up so that the shaft cannot come out the top, or with the.

Breaking News

  • Surge puts Houston's pump prices near national average

    Average price per gallon of regular: Gasoline prices in Houston jumped 16 cents in a week, more than five times the rise nationally, as high world oil prices rippled to the pump. A gallon of regular averaged $3.73 in Houston on Monday, up from $3.57 a

  • One injured, one killed in oil rig thefts

    One man is dead and another severely injured after being crushed by an oil pump. Law enforcement officials say they suspect the two men could be responsible for several burglaries and oil field thefts in northwest Canadian County.

  • Obama defends energy policies amid gas price pain

    Heralding a report on energy security showing a big drop in US oil imports, Obama acknowledged pain at the pump that analysts fear could lift gasoline to $5 a gallon in some parts of the country and pose a threat his November 6 bid for re-election.

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