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A couple things going on w/ my 05 Equinox: #1) The oil light comes stays on after starting, until you drive the car a few seconds - that's all it takes to get it to shut off. Any thoughts on why? #2) Fuel needle is a bit slow to move back to the top after a refill with a very low tank (wife likes to leave it almost dry, grumble). Is the problem with the sensor, or with the wife? ;) Thanks

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If the oil is at the correct level and is clean then you may have a problem with the oil pressure switch. As for the fuel gauge, it may be due to the shape of the tank. The fuel gauge gets its signal from a floater inside the fuel tank that moves up and down as the fuel level changes. At certain level the fuel would seem to rise. Try to fill it up completely and observe.

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