Low Engine Oil Pressure and DTC P06DE After Major Engine Repairs – 2016-2019 Buick Chevrolet GMC

Bulletin No.: PIP5519A
Published date: 05/15/2018


Preliminary Information

PIP5519A Diagnostic Tip: Low Engine Oil Pressure and DTC P06DE After Major Engine Repairs

 

Proactive

Models

Brand: Model: Model Years: VIN: Engine: Transmissions:
from to
Buick Encore 2016 – 2019 All All 1.4 LE2 All
Chevrolet Cruze 2016 – 2019 All All 1.4 LE2 All
Chevrolet Equinox 2018 – 2019 All All 1.5 LYX All
Chevrolet Malibu 2016 – 2019 All All 1.5 LFV All
Chevrolet Spark 2016 – 2019 All All 1.4 LV7 All
Chevrolet Trax 2019 All All 1.4 LE2 All
Chevrolet Volt 2016 – 2019 All All 1.5 L3A All
GMC Terrain 2018 – 2019 All All 1.5 LYX All

 

Involved Region or Country: North America
Additional RPO/s: None
Condition: Low engine oil pressure and DTC P06DE after major engine repairs
Cause: Timing chain tensioner gasket may be improperly installed or out of position

 

Correction:

Verify oil pressure is below specification by completing oil pressure diagnosis and testing using latest service information.

Complete current diagnostics using latest service information for DTC P06DE.

If oil pressure is below specification and major engine repairs were recently performed proceed with the following.

Verify the timing chain tensioner gasket has been installed correctly and is not out of position.

NOTE: See photos below of improperly installed/mis-positioned timing chain tensioner gasket*

Correctly installed timing chain tensioner gasket allowing no leak path for pressurized oil.

 

Improperly installed gasket showing leak path for pressurized oil to bleed off behind timing chain cover.

 

Improperly installed timing chain tensioner gasket allowing pressurized oil from tensioner passage to bleed off behind timing cover.

 

Same as above photo showing actual position of gasket once tensioner was removed.

 

Tensioner gasket shown properly lined up in relation to mounting bolt holes.

 

Version History

Version 2
Created on 09/12/2017.

Updated on 5/14/2018 to include 2019 Model Year.


Bulletin No.: PIP5519A
Published date: 05/15/2018

https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=10141354

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/tsbs/2018/MC-10141354-9999.pdf

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