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Oil light we have a 2000 vw beetle and the oil light came on, the dip stick shows that the car has the right oil. we change the oil and filter just in case, but after my wife drove the car for about 10 min the light came on again, what can cause this?

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Low oil pressure, you might have an oil sending unit going bad, but it might also be the oil pressure sensor. i would replace the sensor first. its cheaper and way easier, if the problem still happens then its the sending unit (aka oil pump) and that is located in the oil pan

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