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Old 03-26-2000, 10:42 PM
jeffsr jeffsr is offline
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Oil level light comes on when sensor in the sump gets uncovered for a programmed period of time. Gauge should give you the oil pressure. You can have good pressure but still have a LOW oil level. The two are not directly related. Oil level light tells you that something needs attention..

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