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Oil light comes on, but there is enough oil in the car.

While driving this evening the oil light came on. I parked in a department store parking lot to let the engine cool and let the oil settle. after an hour the engine was still warm. I checked the oil and the dip stick said there was enough oil in the car. Then I drove home. The distance is short; 1.8 miles. The oil light came on before I got home. Why is it doing this? I had the oil changed recently and still have 2000 miles before my next oil change.

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Either the oil pressure switch is bad (or its wiring are somehow shorting), or the oil pressure is low. For the later, it could be having an oil pump going bad or a clogged screen at its intake. I wouldn't drive the car until the problem is solved.

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SOURCE: 2006 chevy uplander/ will crank but can not take out of park

The shift interlock is probably the problem. With the engine off turn switch to run. Be real quiet and listen closely as you take your foot and put it on the break pedal and start pressing down. You should hear a click in the column, if not you can rapidly take your foot and raise it off the pedal and back on with pressure. This may cause it to jar loose if stuck. That is about the only thing that will keep it from shifting from park.

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sometimes this happens if the brake light switch is broken - the car thinks that you do not have your foot on the brake, so will not shift out of park . strange however about the ABS light being on. i would get a garage to get the fault codes read

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