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Oil light turns on at idol, and almost dies at idol has oil

My oil light keeps randomly flashing when im idoling or coming to a stop in my 97 pontiac sunfire. When im on the freeway the car runs perfect. As soon as i almost stop the cars idol turns rocky, car putts and feels like its about to die. Then today it died on the off ramp of the freeway. dont recall the oil light, but i tried to restart it once and it just tried but didnt. second try started right up. Just had the oil replaced and all fuel injectors checked and replaced one. Please help. Im a girl so please super explain thank you so much.

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  • SRHAPRIL May 10, 2009

    Thank you. I will try process of elimination. has any one had this same problem and fixed it? If i google it i come across the same problem no answers =(


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Replace your fuel filter and airfilter. If this doesn't work - you may need a new coil pack or cap and rotor if it has a distributor; if this is the case, change the spark plugs and plug wires.

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I had the same problem. It was my oil pump. I didntfix it in time and blew the motor.

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