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My Jeep Liberty oil light comes on at idle, goes off when driving, just had the oil changed one day ago.

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Check your oil level make sure it is up to full.

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Was the oil pressure checked under a load when the car was accelerating if idle oil pressure was good but lower when the vehicle was under a load it could indicate a partial blockage of the oil pump screen and a posting of the oil pressure numbers would be helpful if you are satisfied with the numbers and the test was done properly and the switch replaced you have a problem with the circuit

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Possible that the OIL filter is clogged and is reducing the pressure due to this when the engine is idling or in low RPM. So before you run the engine further and make it more damaging , it is worth to have the engine oil / oil filter changed. If there is still no result, check the oil pressure switch. If not the oil pump can be faulty. This needs a technical help and should be consulted.

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First thing to do is check the oil which I suspect is full. It is not uncommon for the oil pressure switches to fail on these. The symptom you described is is exactly what has happened on every one I have changed. It is located right above the oil filter and normally when you unplug them the connector and socket of the switch will have oil in them. The oil pressure switches are readily available at your local auto parts stores.

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How do you know the pressure is fine? What is the pressure? Either the engine is bad, or the oil pressure sender is lying, you need to know ASAP.

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recheck the oil on the dip stick. look for any leaks that you were not aware of. make sure your car is on level ground when you check the oil and mwke sure the oil is warm before you also make sure the engine is off this will give you true reading and the oil will settle when is warm

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I've never seen an oil pressure sensor that costs $750...Likely something else was done to justify that cost. If the light has not come on since the repair, I'd assume that problem has been corrected. If not, have the thing checked out again. If they charged you to repair it, then it should be fixed or, it's their problem!!! You should not be afraid to drive your vehicle. It's a machine, therefore it can and will break sometimes as do all cars. But being afraid to use it is not a solution.

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check the engine oil level... you could possibly need to replace the oil pump soon... if you do not live in a cold climate i would consider using 30 or 50 weight oil. do NOT use that in a cold climate as the oil is like molasses when it gets cold.
that's only temporary. one other thing to consider is a clogged oil filter... when was the last time it was changed ?

Robert

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Chrysler mounted the oil sensing unit on these motors directly above the oil filter. It is very easy to accidently hook the sensing unit with the oil filter wrench and crack or break it. For anyone whose oil light problem developed right after an oil change, this may be the problem. To change the unit, pry up the plastic retaining clip with a screw driver and unplug the wire harness. If the plastic part of the sensor is broken, (or if you break it to facilitate easy removal), you can remove the sensor with a 27mm socket. Once you have removed it, use a piece of CLEAN pipe cleaner to insure the hole isn't plugged with sludge which could also cause the oil light to come on. Screw in the new unit finger tight, then snug up with a WRENCH. You cannot use the socket to tighten it as it would damage the plastic part of the new sensor. Plug the wire harness back on, then start the engine to make sure it doesn't leak oil around the new unit.

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