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Oil pressure low suddenly

Oil light comes on but goes out after a few seconds. oil pressure is lower than normal. Once I had an oil filter collapse after an oil change. could it be that or an oil sending unit or sensor? Thanks My 2000 cadillac catera had a slow oil leak and I got it fixed but now the oil pressue gauge sometimes shows that it is in the red zone because it is so low. But I have checked my oil every day and it is full/above full so do I need to replace the sensor? It seems to only show that it is low when I'm on the highway and then slow down to a speed around 45 the light comes and and even activates the warning chime.

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  • Richard Neely
    Richard Neely May 11, 2010

    How many miles do you have on the vehicle, and when the filter collapsed, how long did you drive it with the oil light on?

  • Stoney Fonua
    Stoney Fonua Dec 25, 2013

    My oil is good and check it every day for the past year and changed my sensor but the warning sound chime comes when stop. I just want to stop the chime sound because my oil pressure is normal

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There is a big chance that your sensor is nedd to be replaced

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