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Oil light comes on after about 10 minutes of running. usually turns on everytime i stop

After 10 minutes of running the oil light comes on only when i stop. turns off as soon as i hit the gas. this may continue for an hour or so. the problem began after camping about 11000 feet then the light first came on in a town about half the way down in altitute. f'n auto zone couldn't answer anything on a sunday. it continued for a couple of days every day i came to a stop, then stopped. i changed the oil and filter, and in the begging of the morning it does it almost everyday. i'm guessing maybe a sensor was knocked with a rock up north and the reading is false. be nice. any help would be nice. -kevin

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  • mklekotko Mar 01, 2009

    Same problem here, but after couple weeks its started making warninng sound as well( as when you leave your door open)

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I would take a look for the oil sending unit and check that the wire going to it is secure, as this sounds to be electrical. Good luck and remember to rate all the solutions you get, thanx.

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