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2014-07-02 17:16:22
2014-07-02 17:16:22

The oil light will always come on for just a second after a car is started. If the oil light stays on, the oil could be low or need to be changed.


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The oil light will usually come on for a few seconds when you first start the automobile. If the oil light stays on, it probably means you need to add oil to the engine.

an oil light is designed to come on when there is NO oil pressure or LITTLE oil pressure. that said, when your oil light is on before you start your engine there is NO oil pressure to turn it off until you start the engine.

I have a 2000 Pontiac Grand Am. I recently had my oil changed and noticed the change oil light stayed on. To get it off I had to turn the key to the on / run position, but I did not start it. Then I had to push the gas pedal to the floor three times within 5 seconds. The change oil light went off after a few seconds. I turned the car off. I then restarted the car and the change oil light did not stay on, it went off with all the rest of the lights that come on when you first start your car.

Less than 10 seconds at start up. Should not ever come on while driving.

Turn the key to the on position,depress the accelerator pedal to the floor within 3 seconds. Wait and the light will flash and then go out. Turn the key off and then start the car. The light will come on monentarily and then go out.

As long as the oil pressure light does not come on it will do no damage. If the light comes on, even for a few seconds, stop immediately.

Light is supposed to come on as soon as the ignition key is turned on. It should not take 20 seconds for the oil pressure to reach enough pressure to turn the light off. Change brands of oil filers you are using and make sure you are using the correct weight oil for this engine. Try a Purolator. If that doesn't help, check the oil pressure sending unit. It that checks out OK, have the oil pressure checked to see if there is a problem with the oil pump.

It takes a while before the system registers that there is good oil in your car/truck.

Why does oil light come blink on 2003 Jetta 2.0 after oil change

Oil light senses oil pressure not oil level

Turn ignition on but do not start engine, depress accelerator to the floor three times within 5 seconds, oil change light should flash 5 times, oil change light is reset if you did this correctly.

No, the check engine light has nothing to do with the oil level in the vehicle. The check engine light will come on when there is a problem with the emission system. The red oil warning light will come on if your vehicle is low on oil.

turn ignition switch to run do not start press gas pedal to floor three times within five seconds change oil light will flash if you did it rght turn off then start engine then you are done

It shouldn't come on unless your oil pressure is low. Remember, the new oil filter you put on is empty so it may take 15 seconds to fill it up and build up pressure.

Turn on the ignition but do not start the engine. Depress the accelerator to the floor 3 times within 5 seconds. The oil light should blink and then go out.jd

Set the key to "on" but do not start the car. After that, press and release the accelerator three times very quickly. The Change Oil Soon light should flash for five seconds.

The check engine light will usually come on. On a Chrysler product the check engine light will not come on for low oil. You should either see the oil pressure gauge fall (if equipped) or the low oil pressure light will come one. That is the one that looks like a little red oil can. In addition the engine will overheat and you will start to hear some noise from the engine.

remove positive battery cable wait about 20 seconds after you change oil it should go out If this is the same as my 2002 GT, the Change Oil Soon light goes out when you turn the key on but not start the car and pump the gas pedal three times within 7 seconds, the light will flash after about three seconds, wait for that and then shut the key back off. Now, start the car and the light should go out.

you need to reset the oil life through the radio, that will eliminate the light on the dash, until your next oil change is due Weak oil pump or incorrect size or defective filter. Change the oil filter and replace with the proper AC/Delco filter.

Coolant or gasoline mixed with the oil. The oil light will only come on when the pressure drops. Drain the oil and see if it contains coolant or gasoline. You can smell the gas in the oil. Water will settle to the bottom.

Hopefully you mean the "change engine oil" light and not he oil pressure light. Turn the key to the on position (do not start it), within 5 seconds press the accelerator to the floor 3 times. The change engine oil light should flash several times then go out. Who ever changed the oil should have done that for you.

Turn ignition on (do not start engine), depress the accelerator to the floor 3 times within 5 seconds, change oil light should flash 5 times, done.

Turn the key to "power on" (but don't START the engine!) the accelerator pedal 3 times within 5 seconds. The CHANGE OIL light will flash a couple of times and the reset is complete.

If it it a change oil light it is telling you it is time to change the oil. There should be another light that is the oil pressure light.

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