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''check engine oil level light ''wont go off

On my '99 5.3 1500 silverado

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    All fluid levels are full, but the check engine oil light comes on only when braking, or in neutral while coasting?

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Ok, start with the obvious, check the oil, and while the truck is running listen under the hood for ticking or clattering noises. If the oil is full, and the engine is running nice and quiet and smooth, it's most likely your oil pressure sending unit, usualy located somewhere near the oil filter housing. It will have 1 wire coming from it, check to make sure it's got a tight connection. If that still doesn't work, try replacing the oil pressure sensor. You will need a drain pan when you do it, because you will loose a little oil when you remove the sensor.
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