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Oil can indicator remains on while driving

Oil can indicator orange on driver's side

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Check your oil level.
This indicator light generally indicates that the oil pressure is low, due to being low on oil.

  • Turn your engine off.
  • Get a rag or paper towel.
  • pop the hood, and locate the dip stick (generally a handle with a metal shaft that slides down into a tube)
  • Pull out the dip stick and wipe it clean.
  • Slide the dip stick back in it's tube to get a fresh reading, then pull the dip stick back out and look at the gauge at the final couple inches of metal shaft.
  • Add a quart of the recommended oil for your engine if it is below the hash marks on the dip stick.

If the oil is within the range of the hash marks, indicating the oil level is adequate -
  • you'll need to bring the car to a mechanic to have the oil pressure sending unit replaced.

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If it drives OK and doesn't start knocking. Replace the oil sender unit.

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