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Oil lights come on

When driving the oil light of my 2001 3 seies comes on and i have to slow down and stop until it goes off before i start moving.have serviced the car but it still happens

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  • ben_q Oct 06, 2008

    The owners manual is in German,been trying to download the english but no success.can anybody send the english to me

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Do you know if it is because you havent changed the oil? Is that what you had done whe nyou got it serviced? Sometimes cars are made with a reset; when your oil engine light comes on it either means that your engine is low on oil and or you need an oil change. I hope thats what you meant when you said you had it serviced. If that was it check and see in you owners manual in the section where it talks about the oil change and see if it says you have to reset the sensor. Which if it does say you have to dont worry it is really really easy usaully only takes like 5 seconds and a few pumps on the gas pedal when the car is turned on (not the engine just the car itself). Just check it out in your owners manual to see if your particular car has an oil reset on it, if not take it back to the place wher eyou had it serviced and have them fix the problem. I hope I was able to help.

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Have the oil pressure sending unit checked right away. If the light is working properly, it is a warning of insufficient oil pressure, which can ruin your engine, it's probably just the sending unit, but don't take the chance of ruining your engine. I assume u checked your oil level, it could also indicate very low level. countrycurt0

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  • Curt Downs Oct 06, 2008

    Find your manual @ this site: edmunds.com/ownership/howto/articles/120189/article
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