Oil filter

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Old 08-01-06, 05:22 PM
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Oil filter

I have a 92 dodge grand caravan 3.3 151,000 miles i was bringing the van in up until like a year ago for oil changes but i started doing them myself and it seems that the oil pressure is not where it use to be according to the guage can it be the filter i am using i have been using Purolater Pureone filter and i use quaker state 10-30
 
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Old 08-01-06, 05:36 PM
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I think the problem is the Oil Pressure Sending Unit gets dirty, you can try to clean it out but I'd rather replace with new one. How does the engine run, is there any knocking noise from engine?, 3.3 , 3.8 are known good engine.
 
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Old 08-01-06, 07:02 PM
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Possibly just the age of the beast, too; wear on the oil pump and bearings will eventually be noticeable with a lower pressure.
 
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Old 08-01-06, 11:07 PM
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I agree with tow guy it may be just too much for a 3.3 V6 engine, also purolator is definetely not the best filter out there.
 
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Old 08-02-06, 06:08 AM
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Originally Posted by LouBazooka
I agree with tow guy it may be just too much for a 3.3 V6 engine, also purolator is definetely not the best filter out there.
You need to go spend time at bobistheoilguy.com and read. Purolator is alot better than Fram will ever be. If in your opinion the Purolator is so horrid them what do you use..?
 
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Engine runs good don't really hear any knocking maybe a little ticking sound but i was told that is common
 
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Old 08-02-06, 01:30 PM
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At 151k miles I would drive it and keep the oil changed as usual until it dies.
 
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