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


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

Chevrolet Caprice Experts

#1 Js08016
Reputation 440
#2 dandyoun
Reputation 270
#3 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 200
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Impala"
932 Great Deals out of 35,698 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet Camaro"
797 Great Deals out of 38,852 listings starting at $2,650
Used Ford Crown Victoria"
11 Great Deals out of 1,654 listings starting at $1,950
Used Chevrolet Corvette"
435 Great Deals out of 20,234 listings starting at $3,688
Used Ford Mustang"
731 Great Deals out of 41,065 listings starting at $900
Used Buick Regal"
189 Great Deals out of 10,672 listings starting at $2,195
Used Cadillac DeVille"
2,378 listings starting at $1,495