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A sensor that detects the pressure of oil in a closed tract system after the oil pump.

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Can fuel dilution significantly lower oil pressure?

Low oil pressure light flashes at idle when the engine is warm. It doesn't do that when the engine is cold and it flashes more frequently the warmer the engine gets. The light doesn't flash or isn't ...
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How to fix oil pressure switch terminal cover

I have a 2001 Honda Accord and I'm changing the oil pressure switch / sensor. The terminal cover crumbled apart when I took it off. I couldn't find a replacement part for it, so is there some way to ...
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Cable for my oil-pressure sensor?

I have a Mercedes B180 (Diesel) that is showing a light on the dashboard: a little engine symbol. I've had a mechanic look at it, and the code said 'oil pressure sensor', so it was changed. The light ...
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Toyota Tundra oil pressure

I have a new-to-me 2013 Tundra. When I first start it and when the engine is under load, the oil pressure gauge goes up pretty significantly. It doesn't go to 3/4, but maybe 5/8 or a little more. I ...
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Oil Pressure Warning Light on Fiat Ducato

I just bought a 2010 Fiat Ducato Maxi Multijet 120 manual transmission. On the way home going up the mountain when I would shift gears the engine oil pressure warning light would momentarily go on ...
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Rough idling, car stalling in cold, won't start at all after filled up with fuel?

Having a bit of an issue with my 2009 Nissan Pixo - the car stalls intermittently after it's just been started up (it's fine after it has been running for a while though), and it won't start at all ...
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Oil Pressure Sensor

I recently just had my valve cover gasket replaced due to an oil leak. for some odd reason, the red oil light now lights up on my dashboard. I wasn't due for an oil change til the end of this month ...
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2014 Chevy Impala Oil Sensor Location (P055b Engine oil pressure sensor/switch B - circuit range/performance)

My 2014 Impala LS (2.5L Ecotec) is throwing an OBDII code for P055b. Immediately checked oil level with dipstick, all is fine there. I'm assuming that the sensor/switch (whichever it is) has simply ...
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Oil light flashes after changing to synthetic motor oil

The low oil pressure light starts to flash rapidly when I am braking at low speed while in gear, for example slowing for a speed bump. It also did it when I was trying to move from a stand still using ...
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Engine oil light stays on for 4-5 seconds during cold start

I own Suzuki swift diesel. When I start the car in morning for the first time in day, the engine oil light stays on for 4-5 seconds after engine has started and then goes off and never comes back ...
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Oil Leaking in Back of Engine: Fresh oil under the oil filter cooler

I happened to noticed fresh oil on the backside of my engine ( 98 Mazda 626 GF 2L ), right under the oil filter cooler recently, right after starting up the vehicle after not driving it for a few ...
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Handling voltage range mismatch between electric oil pressure gauge and pressure sensor

I have an electric oil pressure gauge that reads 10-16 volts DC input. The oil pressure sensors available produce a 0-5 volt DC output signal. If I connect a constant 10 volt wire along with the ...
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