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When am stopped at red lights the oil light flickers. Its stops as soon the car starts moving again. What could this be? I the oil is full and recently changed. its a toyota echo 2001 automatic. Just bought the car yesterday

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  • arooshals May 17, 2010

    my 2001 echo does the same thing. 37000 miles on it and i just bought the car. My mechanic changed the oil pressure switch; didnt work. Took it to toyota service to diagnose; they said it was the oil pump and for 1600 they would fix it. My mechanic did it for 400 but it still didn't fix the problem. No seems to know what the problem is. The oil pressure seems to be fine at higher revs but it drops to 4 psi when idle which i guess is why the light flickers. My mechanic still has the car trying to figure out the problem. Ive only had the car for less than a month and drove it less than a week. :( idk



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-check the oil pressure switch, maybe loose connection. or could be bad oil pressure switch.
-could be bad oil pump.

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