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Can a oil level sensor give a inaccurate reading if oil is old and dirty?

Hi, thanks for writing in. The answer is yes. When the oil gets oil and dirty it may start to thicken and cause a sludge to start to build up on components including the oil level sensor. Here is an article on how to replace the oil level sensor if you can’t fix it by cleaning. One of our certified mechanics can also come to your home or office to perform the replacement for you.

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