My oil light came on a couple of weeks ago and even though I thought the oil level should be fine I figured I was wrong, so I checked the oil level. The light is now off. IWSTI Engine & Drivetrain. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 7 of … I bought new & have changed the oil every 3K miles since I have had it. If the oil light stays off, it means your engine was low on oil. The weather temperature was around 100F. Accelerated again and car started jerking. Show Less. Forums. It has about 135,000 miles on it. I wanted to see if the light would come on. Start driving and see if the oil light comes on again. Replace it now. They looked for a bad send oil switch (not the problem) as well as some other possible culprits but could not, at first, find what was causing the light to come on (but they did confirm that I had low oil pressure). Totally guessing..oil pump? Ensure the oil light is off when you turn on the car. my coolant light came on, then went off. I only see the yellow light if I am about 1 qt low. Then it just went off. While driving home the coolant light came on again, then the yellow temp light came,went off, came bak on on then it went to red. If so, then a previous answer mentioning the oil filter refilling with oil is probably correct. Oil pressure gauge goes down to zero, light comes on. I checked the dipstick and oil was at an adequate level and looked clean. I am wondering if the oil pump went out. If you have an oil leak, its source should be identified and repaired. 4cyl. This happened couple of times in heavy traffic in DC, doing 20-30mi/h. If the oil is low, then top off the fluids or have the oil changed with a new filter. I filled up on Wednesday and the light came on Thursday. Oil light came on, then went back off. We immediately checked oil which was fine and very clean. Yesterday I was heading up to my folks and the Change oil message appeared then went away. 2.5 Liter/Litre Factory Motor. They diagnosed a problem with oil control valve. The gas cap could've definitely been the issue. If you simply forgot to check your oil for a while, then an oil and filter change, followed by more frequent oil level checks, should fix the problem. Want Answer 1. No oil light. I installed a Fram XG 2 that has 2 valves in it and light has remained off up to this point. 2001 Toyota Highlander. Oil light comes on when I stop and goes off once I move again. I had a similar problem with my 2003 Sante Fe (intermittant problem, the light went off when I accelerated). I use 10W-40 Castrol Part Synthetic, and Mann 940/25 oil filter. If that fixs it then good to go. It does burn oil a little, but nothing out of the ordinary. You might notice stains or puddles under the car, or oil on engine parts under the hood. We explain how it works, and why the oil light on your dashboard might be turning on and off at mysterious times. Turning the car off then turning back on again gets rid of the light, but it's just masking the issue. After I replaced the part, my oil light was still on every time I started it. Knowing if we should continue driving or stop right now is difficult. A Oil Pressure Switch is like $7 at advance auto. It's the best car I've ever owned. Then today when... Search "" across the entire site Search "" in this forum Search "" in this discussion. I drove to my destination, and then bought some cooloant and added. Oil Light Came on and went off 3 Time today. Oil is full and just changed. Clicking this will make more experts see the question and we will remind you when it gets answered. The oil filter is installed horizonally, thus the oil filter will tend to not remain full at all times and will cause light to go on and off. Since it was plenty warm to do a hot check, I did. I had an oil leak and lost a qt every 1500 miles or so and the light would come on when I shut the car off, but then went away. Engine light came on then after driving a while went off. That was on my 50 mile drive to their place. To clear the confusion, we need a basic understanding of what the check engine light is trying to tell us. Advanced Search Cancel Login / Join. I shut it off and came back about 1.5 hrs later, went to drive it and a red "low oil pressure" light with constant beep came on. Oil light on & off, although oil level ok. fourcircle Feb 14, 2016. fourcircle nj. If the oil light comes back on, shut the engine back down. If the engine oil light still comes on and makes the engine stall out with a strange noise, then the oil pump has failed or the oil pump pick up tube has become clogged and will not pick up any oil. So idk what this problem is. Thought i was in the clear. I have a 2015 1500 with the 5.3 and around 29,000 miles. The remedy is to buy and oil filter that has two valves in it, a bypass valve and a one way valve that causes the filter to stay full at all times. Red Oil light came on then went off when I restarted the engine. What's New; Forum Listing; Showcase; Gallery; Advanced Search; FAQ; Dark Mode Menu Log in Register Home. Last week I was driving to work going about 60mph on a gradual uphill and the check engine light started flashing. After the warning from oil pressure light came on, the level of oil is between “full” and “add”, and when the engine run normally there are no noises come out, you can suspect the problem could be oil the pressure gauge, warning light switch or a defective oil pressure sending unit. Probable near the oil filter and will have 1 wire coming off it. My original thought was that the Z was just burning through oil, which I've heard is a common problem. 1998, 1.8T, 225.000. The Oil Pressure Light blinks constantly. It came on after about 3 miles into my drive. Driving today (only 10 miles since oil change) and the light turns on at 10.2 miles then goes off at 10.5. Had driven approximately 75 miles on the interstate at 70 to 80 MPH. I have not fixed the wiring in mine, since mine has 178k on it, and I don't deem it worthy to spend the money fixing it. Is that typical? They wanted like $400 to replace the valve so I declined to take it a shop that can do it cheaper. Recently got my oil changed at a local garage and since then have done less than 100 miles locally, noticed that the red oil light came on driving home today. I slowed down and pulled over. I just changed my oil ~1-2000 miles ago and mostly use the truck to drive to Montana and back ~1000 miles. Get it snug but don;t over do it. Most people are concerned when it comes on. I took it to the dealership. Do not drive the vehicle if the oil light comes back on. (Your owner’s manual can walk you through how to do this for your specific make and model). Oil changed and filter replace yesterday. Later it came on again for a second or two. I had been running errands all day with no issue. Comment; Flag; More. Headed out on trip and oil light came on again. Last week, the oil light sign blinked for 10 seconds and then went off. If it's an oil level light, then you should be checking the oil level. It seemed ok but perhaps a fraction low so I topped it up a bit, everything seemed ok, and then later on it came on again. If you don’t see any puddles but still suspect a leak, try topping your oil off up to the full mark on your dipstick. As I slowed down the light stopped, I then shut the truck off, then restarted and went … Started to pull over to shoulder and power was restored. My wife came home from shopping and told me her oil light came on. Print this page; Share this page × Ad. 5. I'm the original owner of a 2002 Toyota RAV4. Does the warning stay on only temporarily? Very easy to do. What causes this & can I repair? But second time was the first start of the morning and it didn't go away after driving, I even switched the car off and then on the bloody warning was still there. It had been changed last month. Jul 05 2013, 12:29pm. Well the first time it came on I had already driven the car that morning and I was going out to lunch it came on, so I stopped pulled the dipstick out checked it fine then light went off. Now it comes on again. 2. I have an 02 Chevy Impala. Has plenty of oil...right between fill and max. This time my vehicle turned off and would not restart. w/air, cruise. To verify this, you would need hook up an oil pressure gauge to a port on the engine near the oil filter. Triptronic. If it is an oil pressure light and the engine isn't low on low, then it needs to immediately go to a qualified shop … You will need to assess where the oil went, but can safely drive the vehicle as long as the oil doesn’t leak out of the engine too quickly. An hour later I drove her car a few miles on an errand. Does the Highlander have a safety feature that shuts the engine down when it sences low oil pressure? Or did it go off because it no longer senses the problem? Engine light came on and immediately lost power. For the record, it's an older vehicle (2001) and I'd just returned from a 1,500 mile road trip, during which it ran like a top. If the light goes off, we assume things are okay. In some instances, the Low Oil Light will blink on and off when the oil pressure sensor is going out. I started the car with ease. Show More. Posted by Mark haynes on Jul 17, 2017. Checked oil and it was full. Should I still get the car fixed or has the issue been resolved. This is an odd one. I have a 01 Chy Sebring withh 100K miles on it. I changed my oil 1000 miles back and it did it both before and after I changed the oil. Do you mean it came on for a few seconds post oil change, then went out and never came on again. The oil circuit is probably one of the least-understood systems in a car. The check engine in my Hyundai Elantra came on a week ago and I went to the dealer. A few months ago, my check engine light went on. Since then the light has not come on. I pulled over, let the car cool down, put the remainder of collant in. My "Service Engine Soon" light came on and stayed on for about one week. Now that the leak is fixed I have not seen the yellow light at all. I immediately pulled back into a parking space and shut off the car. Screws in just like a bolt. Went for a ride the other day...as I was pulling back up to my garage, my oil light came on. I rolled the throttle some and the light didn't go off so I shut it down immediately. Oil change light came on then went off? This light could be an oil level light or an oil pressure light and you need to know the difference. If the light is coming on and off, then first make sure the oil level is correct. 4wd. And no warning. 961 32 28. 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