Oil pres. dropped and coolant temp goes up both at the same time? 1995 pontiac firebird 3.4Lv6

Asked by Jan 29, 2014 at 05:48 PM

Question type: General

Just had new valve cover gaskets
put in because of oil leak and new
thermo. Put in because it was
sticking

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19,915

Sounds like you are losing a ground. If this didn't start until it was worked on that's where I would look first.

112,175

Had a car once doing the same thing and it turned out to be faulty oil pump. Use caution because if it's actually getting hotter and low oil pressure you will spin a rod or main bearing.

112,175

Check oil level.

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