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Oil presure light comes on after diving for a while, at stop sign

2001 chrysler sebring 2.7 v6. Oil is full

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    I have a chrylser sebring 2001 and my oil light comes on when i am in idle mode with my car. I heard there was a recall on these engines and its either one of two things (1) the oil sensor needs replaced (2) my engine is going. Does anyone have any common complaints with this car?

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Without confirming oil pressure,(not level)are within normal specs,I would replace the oil pressure switch,If you need the location let me know. DB

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