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Where is the oil sensor on 1999 jetta. The light and beeping sound comes on but the oil isnt low. how much do would it cost to replace it you think.

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The oil pressure switch is located on the oil filter flange for both gas and diesel engines. Incorrect oil viscosity can influence engine oil pressure. Before performing repairs, ensure that the engine has sufficient quantity of fresh oil and correct viscosity. Always check level when the engine has fully warmed up (after radiator cooling fan has operated) then check your dip stick. During high speed turning the oil in the pan sloshes to one side and starving the oil pump causing a warning indication. So check it after it has pressurized the system to get accurate reading. To much oil can cause 02 sensor malfunction so don't over fill.

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