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Oil light comes on and beeps

Would oil change stop the light and beeping? car drives ok but does not change gears like it should - automatic - can't drive far because oil light comes on and beeps, starts clicking, please help with a solution.

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Changing oil can't hurt. When was the last time you had it changes?How many miles on that engine?Changing approximately ever 3,000 miles is common practice. The engine oil light and the automatic transmission are two seperate problems.     Engine oil light come on because the sensor reads a low oil preasure.If the engine is not worn then the light can be caused by the sensor getting cloged up (from dirty oil ) and not reading the preasure correctly.  

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