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Mazda 1999 oil light went on and noise happened this morning

I checked the oil stick and it says full. what should i do?

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  • gwt7 Feb 06, 2009

    the noise was like "eeeee" higher pitched. i have never heard it before. the car drove okay however it was cold and i didnt warm it up much today. the oil light did stay on the whole way to work as well.

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What kind of noise? With only that much info its hard to draw a conclusion. But hear goes, oil pump went out. New oil pump $$$$.

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  • ccn7 Feb 07, 2009

    If you drove it that far and nothing happend than its just the sending unit or the wire came off it. nothing bad. the screach was most likely a fan belt. they will do that in cold weather. its best to let it warm a little before you start driving.

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