Question about 1984 Volkswagen Jetta

1 Answer

1995 jetta oil light buzzer problem

I just purchased the vehicle soon after driving it the oil light would flash and buzzer thinking it was low on oil i stopped to check but it was good on oil idk what to do its driving me crazy!! is it something electrical?? Or mechanical??

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Sergeant:

    An expert that has over 500 points.

    Novelist:

    An expert who has written 50 answers of more than 400 characters.

  • Expert
  • 170 Answers

You need to install an oil pressure gage. If the pressure is good then check the wiring to the sending unit. It could be a bad sending unit but don't replace it until you test the oil pressure. If you don't want to add the gage inside the car you could install it under the hood or use a manifold gage, it's mechanical so oil flows right to the gage instead of a sending unit, you don't leave it on the engine. Mechanics use them to test engines and transmissions. You can buy either at a auto parts store. If you have low oil pressure then either the pump is bad, the oil pump pick up screen is clogged, or the engine is worn out (bearings, valve guides, piston rings).

Posted on Feb 05, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Shaking when accelerating


with driving with low oil it may have damaged the oil pump or oil pressure sensor have vehicle checked for fault code and go from there

Jan 29, 2014 | Volkswagen Jetta Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Warning buzzer and oil light flash on VW Golf 1.3 Model 1987, oil levels are fine, this happens as soon as I start driving


You should see 2 sensors on the oil filter housing. These are oil pressure sending units. Check the electrical connections and wires first. Make sure everything is good, no corrosion, no cracks or breaks in the insulation and no broken wire strands at the connections. If everything is good then one of those sending units is bad. Hope this helps.

Mar 23, 2012 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Oil pump dashboard light & buzzer keeps cumming on. car has new oil &filter.


New filter is OK, but, its posssible that the wrong is in the oil level or oil pressure sensor. Excatly I dont know where is located, but if you bacl to the autoshop service, they could tell you this location.

Check it and send us updates.

Jan 18, 2011 | 1995 Volkswagen Jetta

1 Answer

A light and buzzer goes off after about five minutes of driving indicating low oil pressure. There is plenty of oil and its clean, what could this mean?


It might be a bad oil pressure sender.Take car to a garage and have them test the engine oil pressure with a mecanical oil pressure gauge.I would not drive to much because IF oil pressure is down you might loose the engine

Dec 08, 2010 | 1992 Volkswagen Jetta

1 Answer

How do i reset the change oil light?


Turn the ignition to ON without starting the engine. Fully press and release the accelerator pedal three times within five seconds. If the CHANGE OIL SOON indicator flashes two times, the system is resetting. Turn the key off after the the light has finished flashing, then start the vehicle. If the CHANGE OIL SOON indictor comes back on, the engine oil life monitor has not reset. Repeat the procedure again. If the vehicle is equipped with the U20 option code, the vehicle as an oil life low indicator. The oil life low indicator shows an estimate of the oil's remaining useful life. When the oil life index is less than 10 percent, the display will show OIL LIFE LOW. To reset the oil life monitor, press and hold the MODE button until the light appears next to OIL LIFE. Press and hold the trip RESET button until the oil life percentage changes to 99 percent.

Nov 28, 2010 | 2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue

1 Answer

No start after low oil pressure buzzer and light flashing in 2005 chev v8 4x4. lots of oil in truck. any ideas


oil sensor either has bad connection or is faulty itself- will prevent starting if the cpu thinks engine has little or no oil

May 21, 2010 | 2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2WD

1 Answer

Oil light blinks on my 2004 vw jetta


has the dealer hooked up a mechanical test guage to see if the oil pressure is really low? If it is low make them fix it, low oil pressure will destroy the engine in a very short time. Low oil pressure is caused by either worn engine bearings or a defective oil pump.

Dec 28, 2008 | 2004 Volkswagen Jetta

1 Answer

Oil filter housing alarm


cuircut dosent work like that there is no fuse
ground both wires one at switch at filter housing the other at the side of cylinderhead. light should flash but not buzz.if so replace swiches.
with wies grounded if buzzer still goes off you have a wiring prob or the instrument cluster itself or low. check oil pressure ofcourse?

Nov 17, 2008 | 1996 Volkswagen Jetta

1 Answer

GOLF 1.9 TD 1996


Hi

The light and buzzer are indicating low oil pressure and therefor if there is enough oil in th engine then you should have the oil pressure tested because you could have, amingst other things, a worn oil pump, a clogged strainer or a sticking oil filter check valve

Maybe you could try an oil and filter change using a good quality oil filter?

Very best regards

Geordie

May 22, 2008 | 1996 Volkswagen Golf

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

310 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Volkswagen Experts

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

21949 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

61292 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

6812 Answers

Are you a Volkswagen Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...