I have a golf GLE 1995 model. Recently the oil warning light started flashing and an alarm sounding. This lasts for between 30-60 seconds. The engine sounds fine, and does not lose any power. The local mechanic cannot identify the problem. About a month ago an oil pressure plug/switch had been replaced as the car was loosing oil. Any other suggestions as to what the problem could be besides failing oil pump? Mechanic says maybe a dashboard problem.Iam worried about driving the car in this condition
Re: I have a golf GLE 1995 model. Recently the oil
HEY MAN MY FRIEND HAD A AME PROBLEM ON HIS CITI GOLF THE OIL LIGHT GOESON WHEN THE CAR IS COOL ONCE HE DRIVES IT DISAPEAR THE PROBLEM WAS THE OIL PUMP INTO THE SUMP MAKE SURE U CHANGE IT YOUR OIL FILTER WILL BLUST ONE DAY ESPACIAL IN WINTER WHEN YOUR CAR IS COLD
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The only way to tell for sure is to temporarily install a mechanical pressure gauge and read the actual pressure. That will determine the next course of action--replace the pressure sensor/switch, or recommend remedial action within the engine itself (worn bearings, worn oil pump, or plugged intake screen). Hope this helps!
Hi Stan, are you didn.t connect back battery in wrong way? If the battery terminals has being turned around only for a second you might damage lots of electronic units in the car.If not the problem seems happened incidentaly.Any way the signal for the rev counter coming from the ECM. Oil level lamp can be a sensor
Hey, I bought my 1995 Nissan Maxima GLE brand new back in July 1994 with factory installed alarm, it just doen't make any sound when you arm or disarm it with remote. The only way you can tell whether it is armed or disarmed is from the lever position of your doors and the blinking red light under the dash. Only the newer versions of Nissan/Infiniti's has the "Audio/Silent" mode button on the remote which allows you to activate/deactivate you car alarm with an audiable sound or no sound at all. No worry, there is nothing wrong with your remote or car alarm.
There are two pressure switches. One for oil pressure and one for a dirty oil filter. Are you sure you've changed the right switch. If car drives for 30 mls it doesn't sound like you need an engine. The spluttering is likely to be completely unrelated to the oil warning I suspect.