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Q: What does the engine oil pressure Warning Light mean?

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What does the engine oil pressure Warning Light mean?

A: The engine oil pressure Warning Light is lo...

The engine oil pressure Warning Light is located on your instrument panel. This light illuminates when there is an issue with oil flow through your engine. Often this problem is caused by low oil levels. Tip Like all warning lights, the engine oil pressure Warning Light will briefly illuminate when your vehicle is turned on. The light is only a problem if it stays lit when the engine is running.

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