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Oil light stuck on

At idle it stays on but when driving it flashes

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    Louis Estrada Dec 29, 2008

    thank you so much i had a feeling but u just put my mind at ease your insight was very helpful.

  • yngdons
    yngdons Mar 13, 2013

    Mine goes off also so i changed the sensor then the oil pump now it keeps going off after the pump change saying stop engine!

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This light is flashing due to a low engine oil pressure signal, this may be a real issue of low engine oil pressure or a defective pressure sensor on the engine, replace the sensor first and see if the light goes out, if not u have a possiable engine oil pump problem.

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