The 1995 Pontiac Firebird V-6 engine oil pump is located on the bottom of the engine. The oil pan will need to be removed in order to see the oil pump.
the oil pump is located inside the oil pan housing.
The 1989 Pontiac Firebird oil sending unit is located on the bottom of the engine. You will need to remove the oil pan in order to access the oil sending unit.
Loook in your owners manual, I use syntheric blend 20w50
Many timing chain tensioners use oil pressure to operate as well as lubricate the chain. So oil pump failure and timing chain bind can be related. This car has a spring tensioner that does not use oil pressure. Your problem was most likely a clogged oil pickup screen. This will starve the pump. You need to change oil more often.
take the oil pan off the engine and then unbolt the oil pump from the engine.
10w30 motor oil should work nice
About 4 and a half quarts
5 and 1/2
Most cars hold 4 quarts of oil , plus the filter holds about a fifth quart. If you drain the oil, try adding 4 quarts and check the dipstick.
Someone put it there.
either 5w30 or 10w30 will work well.
inside the front cover.
The check gages light on the Pontiac Firebird Trans Am means to check temperature, low oil possibly, water. These are to be kept maintained for the car to run properly.
left hand side of motor on side of oil pan
I use 10W-30
The oil pump is located inside the oil pan. When you remove the oil pan the pump will be bolted to the engine block inside the oil pan.
Roughly 4.5 quarts with a filter change.
simple..... drain oil from drain pan and change filter a small plug on the pan is what your looking for
Drop the oil pan
the owners amnual recomends 10w 30
No you do not , But it's one hell of a job to get off.
Hold the oil/trip Reset button while ignition is on (not car) for 8 seconds
for my 1974 firebird 5.7L 350, it is the oil filter mounting bracket (aka the housing the oil filter goes into)