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2006 Kia Optima oil light flashes sometimes when Ideling. Don't know what to do.

I just bought the car and nothing else wrong with it. The oil light does not stay on or flash all the time, just sometimes while ideling. Not sure what to do or why this is happening.

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Check oil pressure should be 43 - 57 psi @3000 rpm. if oil pressure is low make sure oil filter and oil change has been done before removing oil pump which is part of the engine front timing cover.if oil pressure okay your oil pressure sending unit could be bad.

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When the oil lamp lights, it means that your oil pump is not giving the right pressure or it is not working, If it only happens during idling, it indicates that the pump is about to wear and needs servicing, If its intermittent, it may just be a loose wire connection to the sender or a defective sending unit. Try to replace first the oil pressure sending unit.

Posted on Oct 28, 2012

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    wmdemoss Oct 31, 2012

    I just opened my trunk and now my trunk open light is stuck on. I triple checked and trunk is closed tight but light is still on. What to do? Thank you.

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    Boyet Soriano Nov 02, 2012

    It's just a contact switch issue. Look for the trunk switch along the edge of the trunk that will have contact with the cover. Check if it is stuck closed. If it is, replace it.

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Although is could be a fuel filter, it could also be a fouled spark plug, or a bad spark plug wire. Once you've ruled these things out, the problem could be the TPS (throttle position sensor). This controls your idling speed under all conditions. A faulty TPS will usually idle fine when the engine is cold but once warm, will tend to sputter and in some cases, stall.

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