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Old 10-22-2015, 06:45 PM
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so i bought the truck friday, drove it all weekend without any problems and then tuesday she dies on me. i was going about 65mph on the highway when suddenly the truck starts to shake like hell and my oil pressure drops to 0. when you start it up and accelerate it sounds like marbles in a tin can..all my buddies have been saying its the oil pump, rod, or main bearing...any ideas and is it worth repair or should i drop a new engine and trans in? its a 01 1500 Sport 4WD
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Old 10-22-2015, 07:34 PM
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Never throw money, at a problem, until you know what the problem is.

Take it to a good mechanic.
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Old 10-22-2015, 10:48 PM
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taking it to my buddies brother tomorrow morning. This is my first truck, and one ive wanted for years, so seeing it sitting is killing me haha.
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Old 10-24-2015, 12:42 AM
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Good luck, to you, and let us know how it all turns out.

Who knows, 2 years from now, this thread may help out another with the same issue.
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Old 10-24-2015, 11:18 AM
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thanks! turns out it was the oil pump after all. Mechanic drove it for a bit and it lost all pressure on him too. also needed a new heating core. no new engine needed for now, which means more money for tires and other fun things.
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Old 10-30-2015, 10:02 AM
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Replacing an oil pump isneve good bu it is beter thana new engine.

Heating cores are a common thing/


luck to you and thanks for leting usknowhowit worked out

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