Generally speaking low oil pressure is due to excessive wear inside your engine, unless the pressure sender, wiring or gauge is faulty, the only way to fix this problem is to replace or rebuild the engine.
Fix the oil pressure problem and see what that does for you.
check your oil pressure sensor, it is an easy fix.
Have you change the oil pressure sending unit, that's what I had to do. David
The oil pressure light is on due to the fact that there is no pressure from the oil, fill it up, and if that does not fix it, check for faulty wiring. P.S. There is no such thing as "Blinker Fluid."
The oil pressure sensor could be defective as they can be clogged over time. You can use an oil stabilizer or replace the sensor if the oil stabilizer does not fix it.
No I would not expect low oil pressure to keep the engine from starting. Depending on how low the pressure is it might not be a good idea to run the engine much until the low oil pressure problem is corrected. Since there is no gauge built in on that year Celebrity I assume that the oil pressure light is on. Low oil pressure can be caused by a number of problems including failing oil pump, clogged oil filter, low on oil or loose bearings as well as a failing oil pressure sensor. When the pressure sensor fails it tends to show low oil pressure and if that is the cause then replacing the sensor can fix the problem. If it were my car I would first hook up an oil pressure gauge and find out what the pressure is before I attempted to fix the problem. Pressure should be at least 30 psi.
Low oil pressure is serious. The first thing to do is make sure that oil pressure is actually correct. If the pressure is ok, then the most common causes of an oil light staying on is either a loose connection at the oil pressure sensor or a faulty sensor itself.
If you indeed have no oil pressure, then the oil pump is probably bad. But saying that, are you sure you have no pressure? The oil pressure sending unit can be bad or disconnected. Also the pressure gage can be bad. An oil pressure test will verify if you indeed have no pressure. Not sure of the engine size but I know on a 2.3l the timing belt can be suspect to although rare if the engine is running ok, and if there is truly no oil pressure you should hear the lifters banging/ and or bottom end knock.
I had the same problem with my 99 f-150. Turned out to be a sick-sensor problem. Replacment of the oil pressure sensor was the fix.
should check the oil pressure switch first if that does not fix the problem than connect a oil pressure tool to see if u really dont have oil pressure. if got good oil pressure around 35 to 65 psi any thing lower replace oil pump. I would try the cheapest route first Go but a oil pressure sender to see if that fixes the problem
An oil leak problem probably is the sign of a problem in your oil pressure or it could simply be a slow leak. The problem can cost anywhere from $100.00 to $400.00 for an oil pressure problem.
probably the oil pressure switch . is a very simple fix it looks almost like spark-plug and is located near the oil filter .If this dose not fix the problem then it may b the oil pump.