The oil pump is bolted to the front main bulkhead. The crankshaft goes through the pump ( like alot of jap engines) The relief valve is on the side of the pump. It requires dissasembling the front of the engine to gain access. It's rare for a valve to stick. You may have big problems brewing.
1997 - 2003 F150 - 1997 F-150 4.6 - "Real" Oil Pressure Problem - Oil pressure light came on while driving yesterday (gauge fluctuating to 0). I pulled over and checked the oil and found it about 4 quarts low. A little troubleshooting identified that the oil filter was loose and leaking. After tightening the filter...
I have a question about lubrication problems on Ford 4.6 engines. I have three Crown Vics and they all have a dry rattle on startup after about 1500 miles on an oil change. This is using Motorcraft 5w20 syn blend and the motorcraft filter. Is this normal for this engine.
Ford TSB 09-9-7 says replacing the grooved nylon FEAD (front end accessory drive) idle pulley with P/N 6L3Z-6C348-A should eliminate the noise. The oil pump on the 4.6L engine is a front-mounted crankshaft- driven pump. The 2V, 3V and 4V engines all use different oil pumps, so make sure you get the correct one if you have to replace a pump.
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Modular V8 (4.6L, 5.4L) - 4.6 oil pump help - what drives the oil pump on the mod motors. havent had one apart. wifey's 94 Tbird no PSI... could it break a shaft?... I hate cold wheather.
removing a ford Triton oil pump. It can be done with out removing the oil pan and front diff.
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Ford F-150 owners have reported 7 problems related to oil pump (under the engine and engine cooling category). The most recently reported issues are listed below. Also please check out the statistics and reliability analysis of Ford F-150 based on all problems reported for the F-150.
The engine of an automobile relies on many parts functioning properly. It should be no surprise that if one becomes deficient; it is going to cause a great deal of wear on the engine itself. The oil pump is something that is often taken for granted and should not be.Proper maintenance and care are necessary to keep this engine part performing smoothly.