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My engine oil light keeps flickering. * Flushed the engine with engine flush oil * Changed the engine oil and oil filter * Cleaned the engine oil pan/tray Problem persists, what can i do

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Your problem is likely due to either the oil pressure sending unit (inexpensive, easy fix) or your oil pump (expensive, big job). Try tracing the wire to the sending unit, then check the wire at the connection. These sometimes have an intermittent short due to a frayed wire or loose connection. If the wire and connection seem OK, pick up a new sending unit from your dealer or parts store and install it. If that doesn't clear the problem you may need to replace the oil pump.

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Hey, posible cause could be either a faulty oil pressure sensor, oil pump, or main and connecting bearing.

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