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Check engine light and oil light comes on

While I am driving my check oil and check engine light comes on? It started after I changed my oil and replaced the filter with a Fram, whitch I ussually use the ford motorsport FL1A? The oil presure has stayed the same??? what is going on? Please help anyone

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  • turbo_jdm Jan 08, 2009

    Thanks! Yes there is oil in the car. It started about 1 day after I put the Fram on it. It is nice to know that I am not the only one that has had that problem. Thanks

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First thing is make sure you have oil in the car. The oil light works off of a switch mounted on the side of the oil pan. It could be a bad connection at the connector on the switch. I have owned 6 Fox body mustangs and the only completely trouble free oil filter is the FL1A. i have had 1 out of 5 Fram oil filters set off the engine light. One of my cars is a 500 hp notchback '92 model and I use the FL1A in that car also.

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  • jamie_lowder Dec 08, 2010

    DONT USE FRAM ON THIS CAR, he's right also check the fuses there is a fuse that goes out and causes these lights to show up when using breaks

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