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My Passat 2.8 V6 oil light stays yellow check engine oil, Oil level was low but after topping up it is still on

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SOURCE: low oil warning light staying on oil level ok

would be best to have oil pressure checked with a mechanical gauge to be sure you have oil pressure.
hopefully you just have a bad oil pressure switch this is located on oil filter adapter rt above filter

Posted on Aug 19, 2008

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SOURCE: engine warning light on . ihave checked oil level

go to a parts stor and ask them to read your codes i think most champion auto and napa auto parts stores offer this for free or you can even go to a dealership and have them read the codes

Posted on Aug 25, 2008

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SOURCE: yellow oil light stays on.

if its a red light get it sorted if its a yellow light indicating low oil level the chances are you have a broken wire on the bonnet realease sound silly but it is a common problem check the wiring very carefully arond that area if need to follow it back from the bonnet catch and you will find it but you must check very crefully!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted on Oct 09, 2008

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SOURCE: Oil level low light comes on. When I turn

some cars with oil level warning light on, it doesn't mean that its only reading the engine oil level is low, sometime the transmission fuid too. Did you check your transmission fluid if it is ok or not? try to check and let us know, ok.

Posted on Mar 14, 2010

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Check your oil pressure switch located next to the oil filter. Sounds like that will need to be replaced.

Posted on Nov 06, 2010

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WHAT IS THE MEANING OF THE YELLOW SYMBOL OIL PRESSURE WITH AN EXCLAMATION MARK


If you have a yellow oil pressure warning light displaying then you may have 2 problems
1. Your oil level is way too low and needs topping up which very often means you are a sloppy owner that does not bother to regularly check the oil level in the engine and probably the other fluids as well.

2. There is a problem with the oil pressure and it is below the minimum needed to lubricate the engine.

What you need to do:

1. Check the oil level and top it up to the max level with the correct grade and type of oil as specified by Toyota for that engine.
Do not overfill the sump.
2. Check to see if the oil pressure warning is continuing to display when the sump has been filled to the correct level. If you still have the oil pressure warning you need to have it investigated and the cause of the low pressure rectified otherwise you will destroy your engine if you continue to run it with less than minimum pressure. A mechanic needs in the first place to connect an independent oil pressure gauge to the engine to check the actual pressure readings. This will also eliminate any possibility that there is an issue with the oil pressure sensor and sender unit (which is not likely). .

Mar 15, 2016 | Toyota Cars & Trucks

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Why would the oil light stay on?


That depends on the type of oil warning light being displayed. There are 2 types of warning lights

1. Low oil pressure light which all cars have
2. low oil level light which some cars have.

Low OIL PRESSURE warning means the oil pressure is below minimum and when this happens there will be insufficient lubrication of many engine parts because sufficient oil cannot get to all parts of the engine it is required to lubricate. Until the cause is identified and rectified the warning light will remain. If you run your engine with low oil pressure you will cause expensive damage to internal engine components.

Low OIL LEVEL warning means the oil in the sump has dropped to a dangerously low level (which may be due to an oil leak or abnormal oil consumption by the engine.) This warning means the oil level needs to be topped up and the warning will stay displayed until you top up the oil. Running the engine with low oil will cause expensive engine damage.
Since it is a 2 minute job, Oil levels should be checked fortnightly as a minimum, together with radiator coolant and power steering fluid levels, if you run the car most days each week as most people do.

It is possible for a warning light to remain displayed when the cause has been dealt with because there is a problem with the sender unit. However it needs to be established with alternative checks that the problem has been fixed before investigating if there is a problem with the warning light itself.

Nov 21, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

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How to check the engine oil level and what kind of oil do i use if low


In the diagram #2 is the oil dip stick for checking oil level. Recommended for your car is 5W-20 oil. 56754356-a8ab-4cde-aad0-fba4600f8e3b.jpg

Sep 07, 2014 | 2005 Lincoln LS V6

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Low oil


It should be under factory warranty, so let the dealer handle it.

Jul 10, 2012 | 2012 Volkswagen Passat

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02 Volkswagon passat, My oil light cums on flashing yellow for a couple of seconds when i start my car why is this ??


Then the minimum engine oil level has been reached. You should check the engine oil level on the dipstick, and fill up with new oil until maximum level mark on the dipstick, but not above the max. oil mark!
Then everything will be all right, and oil yellow light will turn off.

Feb 23, 2011 | Volkswagen Passat Cars & Trucks

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Oil pressure light in 01 vw passat


CHECK ENGINE OIL LEVEL SOUND LIKE LOW OIL LEVEL.CHANGE OIL IF IT HAS BEEN OVER 3000 MILES OR OIL LOOKS DIRTY CHANGE IT.IF OIL CHANGE DONT HELP HAVE OIL PRESSURE CHECK TO SEE IF OIL PUMP GOING BAD OR YOU HAVE A FAULTY OIL PRESSURE GAUGE.

Mar 20, 2010 | 2001 Volkswagen Passat

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Oil level low light comes on. When I turn


some cars with oil level warning light on, it doesn't mean that its only reading the engine oil level is low, sometime the transmission fuid too. Did you check your transmission fluid if it is ok or not? try to check and let us know, ok.

Mar 14, 2010 | 1999 Buick Century

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Oil light and brake lights blinks on and off and abs light is on


Just a idea. If the car is running at idle and the oil light blinks , it usually from low oil pressure. At a idle your seeing the light respond to the revolutions of the engine. ! thing to try is to replace the oil pressure switch on the engine block. And #2, Most causes in a VW is that the vehicle overheated at one time and weekend the oil pump,or massive amount of miles.

Jan 14, 2009 | 1999 Volkswagen Passat

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Yellow oil light stays on.


if its a red light get it sorted if its a yellow light indicating low oil level the chances are you have a broken wire on the bonnet realease sound silly but it is a common problem check the wiring very carefully arond that area if need to follow it back from the bonnet catch and you will find it but you must check very crefully!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Oct 05, 2008 | 2002 Volkswagen Passat

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