Q: What does the Low Oil Pressure warning light mean?

asked by on January 07, 2016

What does the Low Oil Pressure warning light mean?

The Low Oil Pressure warning light is located on your instrument panel. When the light illuminates, it means that your engine has low oil pressure, which could be due to insufficient levels of oil, or a leak in the system. Your vehicle should be inspected as soon as possible. Tip Like all warning lights, the Low Oil Pressure warning light briefly illuminates when the car is first turned on. The light is only a problem if it stays lit when the engine is turned on.

The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

What others are asking

Where is the center console compartment?

The center console compartment provides extra storage inside your vehicle. The compartment is located in between the armrests of the driver’s seat and the front passenger’s seat. To open the compartment, lift up on the lever, and pull the lid...

Car jerking when stopped or when trying to change gears

I would classify this as rough operation/loss of power. To find the exact cause will require an on-site inspection and that inspection can be performed on a mobile basis right at your location. Rough operation could be due to a...

How do you use the satellite radio?

If your car is equipped with SIRIUS Radio, then you have access to a very wide range of stations playing almost any type of music or entertainment you might want. It’s an excellent option for long road trips, or for...

How do I set the temperature to synchronized mode?

When your vehicle is in synchronized mode, then the temperature settings will remain the same for both the driver and the front passenger. To turn on synchronized mode, press the SYNC button, then control the temperature settings with the driver’s...

My 1997 honda accord radiator leaks on the top alittle how to repair it the cheapest and will it pass a smog.

The radiator top tank if it is cracked will require the radiator to be replaced. It cannot be fixed.

where is the ecm control modu

The ECM is located behind the left front wheel well cover splash cover.

What do the various XM Radio messages mean?

Depending on the station and any obstructions blocking your satellite signal, your XM Radio may display any of a number of different messages. Here’s a quick summary: Loading – This means that the station is loading. Off Air –...

Can I tow my car with the front wheels on the ground?

Towing your car might be unavoidable, and while Honda doesn’t recommend ever towing your Accord with the front wheels on the ground, there are a couple of things you can do in this situation. Here’s what you need to know:...

What does the loose fuel cap warning indicator mean?

Your Altima has a pretty advanced computer system capable of monitoring various systems and alerting you to problems. One of the most common issues with any vehicle is leaving the gas cap loose (or off completely). This allows fuel vapors...

Related articles

How to Prevent Motor Oil Sludge
Regular oil changing in your car helps prevent sludge. Motor oil sludge can cause worse gas mileage, low oil pressure, and damage to engine parts.
Do I Need to Change My Motor Oil for Hot or Cold Weather?
Outside temperature can change how motor oil works. Multiviscosity motor oil makes it easy to keep your car running efficiently all year around.
The 10 Transmission Problems to Never Ignore
There’s nothing quite like transmission problems to stress out the average car owner. They are, at best, inconvenient and, at worst, very expensive. Proper...