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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.

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Fix the oil pressure problem and see what that does for you.

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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."

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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.

Will low oil pressure on an 89 Chevy Celebrity prevent it from starting?

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How do you fix the oil warning light on a 2002 vw golf?

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What would cause the oil pressure gauge on your 1991 S15 jimmy not to work and how do you fix it?

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There is no oil pressure in your 1997 ford ranger how do you fix this?

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If your oil pressure warning is on in your 2000 gti vr6 do you need an oil pump?

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Why is oil light on 2004 pt cruiser?

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How do you fix the oil pressure gauge in a 2005 Pontiac Bonneville?

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How do you fix a low oil pressure?

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