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Oil light is staying on when i turn the car on. This is not the service indicator oil change light, but theother one. It's not staying on the whole time the car is on, but when I turn the car on, it's staying on longer than it normally does.

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Hi,
The light is meant to warn you when it doesn't detect that the engine is getting proper oil. At first crank-up the engine has to pump the oil through it for the sensor to pick up anything.
If you know you have a correct level of oil and the engine's oil pump is working properly, I wouldn't be concerned over it.
If your oil pump wasn't working, your engine would make all kinds of clattering racket... now that would require immediate attention.
Hope this helps...

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This could be a possible oil filter issue(clog), or a failing oil pump as well.The first check point will be to inspect the oil level. pull the dip stick to check for proper level. if the level is sufficient, i would move on to the sending unit. Inspect the oil pressure sending unit for faults or loose connections. if the sending unit is ok, and connected properly, i would advise to take the vehicle to a near by mechanic or service depot for a look at the oil pump and filter.

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(((Most common issue will be a faulty oil pressure sending unit)))

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  1. Turn the ignition to ON without starting the engine.
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