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HI, I have a 316 SE (1.9) Compact,(year 2000), the oil light comes on when ignition is switched on and goes out when engine fires, but, ! another oil light comes on under the speedo/rev counter when engine has been running a few seconds, and goes out after a further few seconds, engine sounds and runs superb, help ! please.

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  • tomo1010 Mar 07, 2009

    oil level is spot on,

  • tomo1010 Mar 08, 2009

    cheers rob,



    i'll get the looked into, and keep you posted,

    thanks again.

  • joe May 11, 2010

    another oil light??

    have you checked the level of the oil?

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It could be the oil level sensor in the bottom of the oil pan. They tend to get contaminated over the years and start giving false lights.

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