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Motor sensor starts randomly

Hi i have a golf 97 and the sensor on the dashboard starts off randomly and makes an annoyin beep. please help me

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  • jbanman Dec 01, 2008

    I have the same problem. We've worked over the engine, and everything seemed fine. The oil pressure alarm goes off, but if you rev it 30 and higher, it stops, only to start back up again when the revs go back down. We've checked the oil pressure, and it's good. No oner could seem to find the issue, and we eventually ended up having to remove the sensor entirely. Then, a few days ago, we drove the car out, turned it off while waiting, and when we tried to turn it back on, it was a no go. The oil pressure is still fine, it would turn over, but it wouldn't catch, now it won't even turn over. It's frustrating as anything, and we just can't seem to find the problem. The tow truck couldn't get it going either. It's not the alternater, or the battery, and we can't seem to find the problem. Any clues? Someone mentioned that it might be the starter relay, or the distributor... It's a pain. We would really appreciate wny help.



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Do you mean the mil or engine check lamp??? it will have a picture of an engine.. if it is this lamp then it has an engine management fault and will need to be checked on an OBDII scaner.. your vw dealer will be able to help, or most auto-electricians will have this tool...

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