05 stratus oil light comes on when braking?
Check the oil level, right away. The light can come on if it is very low and you brake. Oil sloshes forward when braking. And if it this low, you can damage your engine.
It is common on these cars for the oil pressure sensor to fail and fill the electrical connector with oil.
Adding enough oil should trun the light off Read More
Your 1989 ford truck when braking suddenly like coming to a red light or stop sign the check gauges light comes on and the oil pressure drops all the way down Does int do it when you stop slowly?
Your dash cluster has a loose ground connection. braking is allowing the cluster or instrument panel to move forward and temporarily disconnecting the oil pressure power or ground connection. Read More
Could be a bad sending unit or a fuse Read More
Your oil light comes on when the OIL PRESSURE is too low ( your engine oil LEVEL may be O.K. ) Read More
If I changed the oil and spark plugs on my 2003 Stratus now the car won't start and when I try to the oil light comes on the the horn won't stop blowing what is causing this?
Changing the oil wont keep the car from starting. Changine the plugs will if you didn't put the wires back on in the proper location. The oil light will come on until the car starts and allows the oil pump to fill the filter and circulate the oil. Once started, the light should go out. Read More
If the engine is not noisy then you have pressure. The cause is probably a failed oil pressure switch. Read More
If a red oil light comes on in a car, it means the vehicle is low on oil. It could also mean that the oil pump is not working. Read More
It could if it has failed. It could if it has failed. Read More
The light is NOT a low oil light. It is a low OIL PRESSURE light. You can drive it until the engine seizes. Of course internal engine damage will start to occur as soon as the light comes on and you have no oil pressure if you continue to drive the vehicle. Read More
That means that your alternator is bad and the oil light can indicate something about you oil level or oil pressure Read More
If the oil light comes on and an alarm sounds, it is usually an issue of a low oil pressure warning. This could mean that oil is leaking from the vehicle or that the oil pump is not working. Read More
If the oil light comes on but the oil level is ok, the problem may be a faulty sending unit, as it turned out in my case. Read More
You're probably running low on oil. When you're braking the oil sloshes forward and away from the oil pump pickup. Read More
change the oil. Read More
When the oil light comes on when a 2002 Ford Taurus is idling it means there may be a problem with the oil pressure that needs to be checked. Read More
This is a warning light trying to tell you that your oil is low... CHECK IT. ADD OIL if low!! Read More
Why does the oil light come on after coming to a stop in a downhill position and then the check engine light comes on and the oil light goes off?
Low oil or a faulty oil level senser Read More
If the change oil light comes on, then a person needs to change their oil. If a person changes their oil the light should turn off. Read More
The oil light is an "oil pressure" indicator. it means you have lost oil pressure or the oil pressure sensor is bad Read More
how do i drop the oil pan from a 1998 dodge stratus 2.4 cylinder Read More
There really isn't a set answer for this.. the oil light comes on when there's inadequate oil pressure in the system. A cold engine will have higher oil pressure until it warms up and the oil gets thinner as it heats. Read More
It means low oil pressure or possibly no oil at all. Read More
It is telling you that it is time for an oil change Read More
If the oil light comes on you are more than 1 quart low of oil. When the light comes on STOP immediately and do not start the engine until you have checked the oil level and made sure it is above the add mark. Do not overfill. Read More
The oil sending unit on a 2003 Dodge Stratus is located on the side of the oil pan. It is under the heat shield. Read More
If you are referring to the oil light then you do not reset it. The oil light comes on when it detects low oil pressure. The light will go out when the problem is corrected. Can be the engine is low of oil, does not have sufficient pressure, or the oil pressure sending unit it bad. Read More
The first thing I check on this type of problem is the connection at the oil pressure sender;( your dealer can print out a picture with the parts location) if it is a good ,clean connection, then I would replace this switch. Generally this is all that it is. I hope this helps you. Mark Read More
your problem maybe the sensor Read More
Yes. It could be the oil pressure sending unit. It is the plastic unit near the front of the car near the oil filter. It is a greenish color on my 99 stratus. i had mine looked at and that is what they said would cause the light to flicker. Read More
It has to be about 2 qts. low for the light to come on. Read More
Oil light on 2002 Echo is flickering you checked the oil and its full though engine light comes on Suggestions?
Check Oil Pressure Switch. It's about $60 at Toyota Read More
Possibilities 1) low oil level 2) faulty oil level sensor 3) electrical short (or break) anywhere between the sensor and light There's a saying about warning lights. All they do is let you know the light works. Read More
A possible reason the engine dies when the oil light comes on in a 1999 Ford Escort could be because it is in major need of an oil change. There also could be an oil pressure problem because the oil pump may need to be replaced. Read More
It is important to know the cars oil capacity when changing the oil or oil filter. The Engine oil capacity for the 1999 Dodge Stratus 2.4 Dohc is 2.4 liters. Read More
Astra keeps loosing oil but a different warning lights comes on not the oil one what is this light on for?
Over heating engine or engine check light ? Read More
What could cause an oil light on a 1998 Dodge Stratus to come on at start-up and stay on for at least 10 minutes even though oil was just changed?
replace the sending unit. Read More
Back side of engine, look for wire going to flat side of block backside. Reachable from underneath. Changed it while doing the oil. Fixed the light! Read More
When the low oil level light comes on, it means that the car has a low level of oil. This means a person needs to add oil to their car. Read More
It comes on when you need to change the oil. Read More
Why does the oil light come on in a 97 Dodge Stratus when it's at a stop and go off when you step on the gas?
your oil pressure is lower when the vehicle is idling, could be low do to lack of oil, when was the last time the oil was changed? could also be fuel in the oil. any other problems? I've also had this problem in a 1998 Stratus, and the oil is not low. I'm suspecting the oil pump is going bad, but I haven't looked in the manual yet to find where it is/what it runs… Read More
the oil indicator light only comes on when the oil preesure is below normal operating levels, you should get with your dealer on that one. Read More
Oil pump needs replaced,engine light comes on because of low oil preasure.I just changed mine out and it took care of the problem. Read More
Try disconnecting both battery cables for a few minutes then reconnect. This has worked in the past but varies on models. Read More
You will have dirty oil running through your engine until the light comes on again for an oil change. Read More