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My oil light flickers on and off and sometimes stays on even though the dipstick reads full. Is this my oil pressure switch and if it is where is it located on a 2002 Dodge Intrepid 2.7 engine? Thanks

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Shaould be located by or close to the oil filter. Could be a loose connection or a bad sensor. Good luck

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