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Oil light on a 2004 dodge stratus

My oil light comes on all the time even after i get it changed. Recently though it comes on and just doesn't turn off. I change it every 3000 miles which is pretty much every 2 to 2 1/2 months it started out as just a flicker, once i drove the first 30 miles each day and when the car hit about 20 mph it popped on. Now by the time i hit the drive way it comes on and rarely goes off. I just don't want it to be anything serious because right now i really can't affored to fix it. So if anyone thinks its definately something that needs to be looked at let me know.

Thanks so much!

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  • Linn Gubala
    Linn Gubala Mar 15, 2009

    My oil light came on when the oil was low but when I added more oil it did not stop coming on. It came on more often and stayed on longer. I thought I might have added too much but then some started leaking until it got low again. I just changed my oil and filter and it still does it.

  • mamamystere1 Mar 17, 2009

    I had the same problem. First it was the oil sending sensor, then the upper and lower gaskets were replaced. Now the light only comes on after I have driven for a few miles

  • Roberta Smith
    Roberta Smith May 11, 2010

    Have the oil pressure checked before you drive it alot more



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It could also be a malfunctioning sensor. your best bet is to take it to a shop and have them check it out. might cost a few dollars now but its better than a blown engine and it will give you piece of mind knowing exactly whats wrong

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