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Oil light flashing here and there..weird

I have a Honda civic 1.6 ls auto on a N reg. A while ago, my car was overheating and the oil light was flickering ect. I took it to a garage and he said my engine was f..... but the car was driving fine when i picked it up and no signs of engine damage and oil and water wasnt mixing and no oil leeks and engine management light hasnt come on whatsoever . I took it for a second check and the guy said the engine was fine and the thermostat needed changing. After that the car was fine and over heating stopped and the oil light went off. After driving for two days, the oil light come back on again but car is still fine and aint over heating..why is the oil light on again? could it be oil switch or is the engine on its last legs? A answer would be fantastic. Cheers

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  • blissistvan Jan 22, 2009

    Thanks for replying Robert, the engine aint making no noises or anything. Im gonna have the oil pressure checked though. cheers



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Is it getting noisy... that's usually the first clue... to rule out anything serious have the oil pressure checked.


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