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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-04-2009, 05:01 AM Thread Starter
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low engine oil?

my VMM is showing low engine oil but then i checked the dipstick and oil seems good to its level then why is VMM showing low oil indicator?....jus the sensor or bad contact? its critical of engine oil being low thats why i posted it here...any advice would be great..thanks
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-10-2009, 05:42 PM
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it's most likely the sensor (oil level and Temperature in one) or the wiring to it from the VMM

Heck mine keeps telling me it's time to change the oil every like 600-1000 miles
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-15-2009, 07:21 PM
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I find they start to give the low oil light when you ignore the change oil light. I've had the same thing you're describing after the change oil light is on for a while.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-17-2009, 05:36 AM Thread Starter
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i checked my wiring and everything they r all at rite specs and i duno wat i was thinking wen i was checking the oil while the car was running silly eh? lol...i stopped the motor waited for like 3 hours went bak checked it and it was like half a quarter low and i topped it off and low engine oil light vanished....
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