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Oil light comes on when the engine warms up and only while idiling.

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Replace your oil pressure sender (it screws into the head and has a single wire going to it)and the problem should go away. If you replace the oil pressure sender and the light continues to stay on, try another oil pressure sender. If the light is still coming on, replace the oil pump in the oil pan.

Posted on Jan 03, 2011

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    Sean Wright Dec 03, 2012

    Problem there Is David...the oil pump isnt in the pan...its on the front of the engine block..and you never mentioned checking the oil pressure with a gauge.


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