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Q: Engine oil pressure warning light on

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My engine oil pressure warning light came on.

A: The engine oil pressure light is the to war...

The engine oil pressure light is the to warn the driver when there is not enough oil pressure. This light usually comes on when the oil is far below the needed pressure to properly lubricate the engine. The oil level should be checked regularly to ensure the proper oil level. The vehicle could be leaking oil or burning oil. A proper inspection should be carried out by a qualified technician such as the ones at YourMechanic to properly diagnose your oil pressure light. This could even be a sensor fault that falsely turns the light on.

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