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Flickering Oil LIght

I have noticed recently that my oil light has been coming on when I stop my car at a stop light, etc. It doesn't come on when I first start the car, but after I have been driving for about 15 minutes. Additionally, after I drive the car for about 1/2 an hour, the light stops coming on when I stop. Also, it only seems to do it when the outside temperature is less than 50 degrees. This past week, until today, the morning temperature was greater than 50, no light. This morning's low was 48, light comes on. The mornings the light came on, it did not when I drove home from work when the temperature was much warmer.

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Have you checked your oil level? How long since you have had it changed and a new filter installed? if both these things are good you either have a bad Oil Pressure Sending unit or a bad Oil Pump. I would bet on the Sending Unit.

Posted on Feb 04, 2015

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Try taking off the gas cap and putting it on again. My car did the same and that was the problem.

Posted on Jun 29, 2012

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