Question about BMW 318
Oil light should not come on unless the Level is LOW or the Oil Pressure has dropped below safe operating limits. I would do 3 things
1. Check Oil Level, if low, fill to the correct level and then restart.
a. if the light does not go out....
2. Pull the Oil Pressure Sending unit out and install a pressure gauge
a. if the pressure is in normal operating limits, chances are the Oil Pressure sending unit is bad
b. If the pressure is low, the issue is
1. Oil Pump
2. Engine Main or Rod bearings are bad and a engine rebuild is on its way
Posted on May 26, 2011
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