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I have an oil light that won't go out - oil level is good and seems to be flowing. The performance is normal

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You may just be experiencing an oil bubble over the sensor. I have had this issue with mine as well. The opening of the sensor is small and as the oil heats and cyles through bubbles develop and will sit over that opening causing the light to come on. As long as you can see the oil in the sight glass you are good.

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Try replacing the oil pressure sender. Often times that will go bad and turn the oil pressure light on even though everything else is working normally. If your motor has high miles, you may have some worn bearings in the motor that do not allow you to build up enough pressure to turn the light off. In that case you may be looking at a rebuild.

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