Oil pressure and lifters tapping

Asked by Nov 01, 2016 at 01:31 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I was driving home the other day and had a lifter
start tapping and not oil pressure.  Got home
checked my oil and had plenty...  replaced the oil
pump and didn't change anything..  where do I
need to look next maybe the pick up tube?

3 Answers


What car and engine do you have? The mechanic should have checked the oil pump pickup screen when it was replaced. A collapsed oil filter could also cause low oil pressure as could a worn engine. How many miles on the engine?


Try this stuff called form a company called LIQUI MOLY, tappet stop noise..



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