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Oil pressure low stop enging

Red warning light says " STOP turn engine off oil pressure"

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    kelmorrow73 Nov 26, 2012

    I have a volkswagon passat not a chrysler

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  • Volkswagen Master
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Get the oil level checked,also it can be issue with clogged oil pump or faulty oil pump.
Do ignore the indication,before it get worse.
Check the help link mentioned below:-----Battery and Oil Warning Light Comes ON? http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/06/2003-chrysler-pt-cruiser-battery-and.html
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Thanks.

Posted on Nov 26, 2012

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SOURCE: oil warning light on saying

STOP the engine immediately !!! There is an oil pump failure of 2.0 TDI engines !
Remove the oil pan and the oil pump & balancer shafts assembly.

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Either the shaft driving the pump from the balance shaft rounds off or the balance shaft drive gears eat themselves.
The same issue ... low oil pressure warning light, noisy rattling engine, and the turbo has gone. Diagnosis: oil pump balancer shaft assembly ...


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Many Passat show excess chain noise and wear anywhere from 50,000-100,000+ miles. Cars have broken the chains/tensioner as low as 65,000 miles. This is just a range of cars that have been reported, diagnosed, and repaired. The actual statistics on dealer repairs or failures is unknown and I've heard cars over 100,000 miles that, in my opinion as a non mechanic (most mechanics wouldn't recognize this sound and problem either), aren't noisy. From what has been reported, noticeable noise/chain-tensioner wear/greater risk of breaking is around 60,000-150,000 miles. Your case may vary. The most obvious symptom is a rattling loose noise from the oil pan. Unless you listen to a Passat TDI with a tight chain and one with a loose chain, it's hard to describe the difference other than rattling chain noise.
The reason the gear drive oil pump modification was started is because a few mechanics who specialize in TDI have seen many worn oil pump chains/sprockets/tensioners. There will always be a few defective parts that come off the assembly line and all mechanical components like chains wear out sooner or later, but in my opinion, the failure rate is abnormal considering the number of Passat TDI sold versus the number of reported oil pump failures. This does not necessarily mean that every or even most Passat TDI will have this problem, just that the reported failure rate is high enough to consider this part a design failure. Nobody, not even VW-Audi knows the average time between failure for these parts and the percentage of cars that will have this problem, but they changed this design and if you want to not have this specific failure, the only sure way is to swap to the geared module.

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Posted on Apr 15, 2011

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SOURCE: "STOP. OIL PRESSURE ENGINE LOW", MESSAGE ON MY VW TOURAN CONTROLS

Check oil level on dipstick, if okay then replace oil filter, If it still happens then suspect oil pressure sender switch.

Posted on Aug 09, 2009

FixinFax
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SOURCE: stop engine.

The oil screen is plugged up with sludge.

Posted on Jun 14, 2009

RonPark
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SOURCE: WARNING MESSAGE sTOP: OIL PRESSURE ...wHAT IS

Check your oil, it may be low if not the oil pressure needs checked. The sending switch could be bad or you have low oil pressure. If you have low oil pressure have it fixed ASAP. The loss of oil pressure can cause severe engine damage.

Posted on Sep 26, 2009

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SOURCE: dash light said; stop, low oil pressure,see

when did you have the oil changed last??? if the oil is sludge you will have to remove the oil pan, cleanthe screen pickup. i would also recommend removing the valve cover and cleaning the top end, then run a high detergent oil

Posted on Nov 22, 2009

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