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The oil light goes on and off even with a full engine of oil. Could this problem be from the oil pump or a loose belt?

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    Jonathan S Jun 01, 2010

    Most vehicles that experience this have a faulty oil pressure sending unit/switch or connection at the oil sending unit. This solution is based solely on how the engine is running. If the engine seems to run smoothly then this is the route to go with this issue. If it is not running well and making all sorts of clunking and clanging noises then it requires a different solution.

  • Claire Andrews Jun 02, 2010

    Thanks I shall check it out.

  • Claire Andrews Jun 02, 2010

    Thanks I shall check that out.

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Check the wiring and connections to the oil sender[sensor-pressure switch]if good change oil and do a flush possible sludge build up -if still flickering have a pressure test on oil pump [possible oil pump going bad]

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