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OIl light My 2000 Dodge Caravan 3.0 has the oil light come on my dash when I stop. But as I drive it goes away!!! I have been told many different things but nothing seems to work. What could possibly be the problem

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Be sure to check your oil level, which I'm sure you have, and be sure your reading the dipstick correctly, by rolling it over and being sure level is same on both sides. My guess is that maybe your sending unit is getting a little sensitive. What will happen when you stop, the oil in the pan shifts forward enough to starve the oil pick-up in the pan enough that the oil pressure will drop just enough for the sending unit to alert you. The other possibility is sludge build up in your engine, is not allowing oil from top of engine to drain back down to pan fast enough, thus your basically running with low oil level all the time. Do you and have you change oil often ?

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