Question about Cars & Trucks
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Red oil light flashing
This may be your oil pressure indicator as well as level. If you are losing oil pressure you want to get that looked at as soon as possible. If you have an oil pressure failure your engine will lose lubrication and will overheat and seize up. You would end up replacing your engine if you run it without oil pressure. I reccomend having a garage look at it possibly with a scan tool as well.
Posted on Aug 19, 2008
This is probably an oil pressure sensor problem. Randomly going from 0 to over 130 is means the sensor is putting out out of range signals. Mine would even read --- at times. I told the mechanic to not spend any time troubleshooting just change the sensor. $121 including parts, labor and tax. The gage should read about 70 psi plus or minus several psi, and move up a PSI or two as you rev up the engine. It took him about 10 minutes to change it, once he got the part. There would have been a diagnostic charge of about $50, had I not been sure.
Posted on Apr 13, 2009
The oil pump is relatively easy to change with the engine in situ if it is (commonly) at fault,
Get an oil pressure gauge with a pipe and brass fitting ready on, (borrow or buy cheap from boy racer shop), unscrew the sensor (or ask the garage to for a £5) and plug it directly into the sensor hole after you've been for a run.. When warm, mine sits about 40 at motorway speeds, ten at tickover.
Posted on Jan 04, 2010
have it tested using a manual gage if still low then main baring ore most likely bad that would mean a over hall if is really low and bearings bad should be making rattle noise when started up first few seconds
Posted on Mar 11, 2010
Testimonial: "thanks alot.truck is not making a rattling noise.we did check it with a manual gauge.it read about 10 at idol. press. gets better as you incr speed"
Tips for a great answer:
Sep 04, 2016 | Buick Cars & Trucks
Sep 10, 2013 | Cars & Trucks
Jan 27, 2013 | Cars & Trucks
Jul 16, 2011 | Volkswagen Rabbit Cars & Trucks
Dec 23, 2010 | 1999 Plymouth Grand Voyager
Apr 29, 2010 | 1999 Volkswagen Golf
Jan 01, 2010 | 1995 Volkswagen Jetta
Nov 03, 2009 | 2004 Dodge Stratus
Oct 27, 2009 | 1999 Volkswagen Jetta
Dec 30, 2008 | 2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI
385 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!