i have a 1993 chevy caprice that sat up for about a year i ran some seafoam through it to clean it out and now it has a tapping sound to it and my oil presure is dropping when it heats up what could it be

Asked by Jul 25, 2013 at 12:39 PM about the 1993 Chevrolet Caprice Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1 Answer

58,875

Do an oil change and hope it straightens out. If the crankcase is overfull the oil will foam and you'll lose pressure because the oil pump is sucking air. If the oil change doesn't solve the problems you most likely have worn crankshaft bearings. HTH. -Jim

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • i have a 86 chevy caprice that starts but wont say running 2 answers

    wouldnt go up hills or accelerate at time

    1986 Chevrolet Caprice Classic

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 89 Chevy Caprice Classic-Radio Doesn't Work 1 answer

    just bought my 89 caprice, 83,000 miles on it. Delco radio unit is one with the heating/AC unit, and its a great process to take it out. when i turn radio on, i can hear crackle in speakers, the clo...

    1989 Chevrolet Caprice Classic

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Chevy Caprice does not start after driving in summer (after running airconditioned on) 2 answers

    I have chevorlet caprice 2006 LTZ, whenever I switch off my car after running with AC on (means heat shows 50%) does not start. It simply cranks up but does not start. If I wait for for sometimes, e...

    Chevrolet Caprice

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • when i give my caprice gas it cuts off why is that 3 answers

    my caprice starts runs good but once I give it gas it cuts off what can the problem.. it drives it start up it don't over heat or anything but if you give it gas it cuts off.

    1995 Chevrolet Caprice

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • my oil pressure gauge drops to 0 while driving 57 answers

    While driving my oil pressure gauge randomly drops down to 0. I have to pull over and shut off my truck for a minute or so and restart it. The gauge goes up a little or some times back to normal. How...

    2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Ext Cab Short Bed 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Chevrolet Caprice Questions

UK Questions

Are you a UK consumer? CarGurus now has a discussion forum in the UK.

Chevrolet Caprice Experts

#1 Js08016
Js08016
Reputation 460
#2 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 270
#3 tennisshoes
tennisshoes
Reputation 210
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Impala
936 Great Deals out of 35,462 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chevrolet Camaro
475 Great Deals out of 39,917 listings starting at $3,499
Used Ford Crown Victoria
4 Great Deals out of 1,477 listings starting at $2,900
Used Ford Mustang
580 Great Deals out of 41,215 listings starting at $1,699
Used Buick Regal
161 Great Deals out of 11,415 listings starting at $1,995
Used BMW 7 Series
152 Great Deals out of 5,595 listings starting at $1,600