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Oil Pressure Warning light

On the way home from store, I noticed that the red oil pressure light was flashing so I parked car and check oil level which was good. Turn engine back on (noticing a strange click sound) - oil light flashed again turned off engine & looked for leaks and checked for burn smell- none existed. Verified oil level once more and when to turn engine back on when clicking sound got louder and no real power to start car and more warning lights. If this would have happen without oil light while driving coming on - I would simply conclude I have a bad battery. Has anyone experienced this with a bad battery or does this mean that the computer got fried? Suggestions prior to me going to dealer?

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  • sharkride457 Feb 16, 2009

    Just for everyone information - there is a bulletin notice out by Honda that states that the oil light showing the little oil pot on both a 2003 and a 2004 honda pilot and some other models is the first indication of a bad battery which was my problem luckily. This notice was to alert service shops to try the battery first before working the oil system.



    thanks for the help

  • suzi1510 Feb 22, 2009

    My 2004 honda pilot won't start and the oil light is flashing. I just got my oil changed so the level of oil is good. I took the battery out and got it tested and it tested fine. What could be the problem?

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Sounds like possiblity of the oil pump being bad, and is setting off other sensors on your car.

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