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1990 Ford Mustang 5.0 Loss of Oil Pressure when accelerating

Old 04-26-2019, 11:58 PM
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personally, i would take the valve cover off. then verify no oil pressure and where the noise is coming from.

if you didn't want to crank it, i guess you could pull the distributor and use a drill to spin the oil pump shaft. either way, i am pulling the valve cover off.
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Old 04-27-2019, 07:24 PM
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Originally Posted by MUSTANG5L View Post
Anyway I can confirm I have a blown oil gallery plug without having to remove the timing cover?
No one has mentioned the galley plugs in the rear of the block. Course, in front the oil leak would be contained, but in the rear, it would leak out under the clutch/converter housing. Have you looked under the car?
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Old 05-05-2019, 05:04 PM
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Bad news,
i ran the oil pump with a drill and found it is working and giving oil to my valve drain. I drained the engine oil and cut open the oil filter. I noticed my engine oil is goldish bronze colour. I installed the pressure gauge and fired up the car and found 0psi of oil pressure and lots of noise coming from the engine? Would I have spun a bearing? I was wondering how would it have spun? Something must of caused it to destroy? Please input.
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