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VW Golf 51 Plate Oil Pressure Indicator Light

The yellow Oil Light has appeared on my dashboard. Despite adding oil the light is still lit. Any ideas what the problem could be?

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  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    warning light on dashboard lit up looks like an engine outline

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    oil light does go off on strait drive.

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The "oil light" measures the oil pressure in the engine, not the oil level in the sump. I would not drive it an inch until I had it checked by a competent mechanic. New engines are expensive!

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