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Check oil light comes on in my 1994 olds achieva

I just changed the oil in my 1994 olds achieva,and now the check oil light comes on. it is a v-6 motor with 140,000 miles.

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In the oil pan on your car is a sensor that works the ckeck oil light. It is a two wire sensor that just unscrews. It has probably gone out, or hung up. It has a photo cell on it that can go out. If you replace it you might want to wait till your next oil change because you will lose all your oil. Good Luck

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