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You drove with a flashing check engine light and then with it on solid. Flashing check engine light means STOP DRIVING and get it fixed. So this sounds like an abused and neglected car to me. Get the trouble codes read that are stored in the computer. Check for good fuel pressure and spark. Fix one or both.
1. clogged inlet or worn out oil pump gears: change oil pump
2. Engine is tired and has leaky loose bearings and journals, hemorrhaging oil out all internally bleeding places. Engine flush unclogged the varnish that was holding oil pressure up. Rebuild engine or change when current engine blows.
3. Bad oil pressure sensor causing strange readings. Diagnose actual oil pressure and change sensor if needed.
These vintage honda engines are everywhere for cheap at junkyards. i wouldnt pay more than 350 for one.
I would suggest you have your oil pump checked this may be faulty i had a similar problem .I stopped to check the oil level it was ok, i thought it was a faulty indicator and i knocked a bearing as it was the pump
there is always the possibility that you really have low oil pressure when you get this light, at idle the engines oil pump produces the least pressure and if there are problems then that is when it shows up, so have the oil pressure tested by a shop with a mechanical test gage, if the oil pressure is within spec then replace the oil pressure light sending unit on the engine, I don't recommend you drive this until u are sure of the pressure, u can SEVERELY damage the engine is the pressure is really low.
What solenoid did you replace? Disconnecting the negative battery cable will reset the flashing light, however, if it goes back on, or fails to reset, you still have an issue to correct with the accord.
I belive they didn't reset the oil light timer. I belive the sequence is 1. key on (not acc with engine off)
2. step on the brake pedal 5 times within 10 seconds. 3. key off. 4. start car. 5. check if the light went out. you may have to try it a few times to get it.
The wire at the oil switch maybe lose and or it may be cut somewhere and its touching the body thus getting the negative and thus the warning light coming on.
Trace the wiring starting from the oil switch onwards .
1-Push maintence reminder button in and hold it in. (thats the button near the speedo on the insturment cluster) 2-Turn the ignition to the on position while holding button in. 3-Wait several seconds until the light goes out, then let go of the button. It is now reset
Now this is the maintaince light and not the check engine light correct? If then just follow above and do that.
Also if you don't use Fram oil filters you can go 5000miles on your oil and be safe. Even honda says you can do 7000miles but 5000 gives you a buffer if you need to go over.