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Old 02-14-06, 02:58 PM
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My low oil light comes on when I start my car. I have checked the oil and it is right where it should be, but this problem started shortly after an oil change. If I turn off the car the light will not come back on when I restart it. I drive a 95 Lumina, any suggestions on what I should check? Can I drive the car with the light on or could it be something malfunctioning where there may be a problem if I don't restart it for the light to be off?
 
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Old 02-14-06, 03:13 PM
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Originally Posted by beck412
My low oil light comes on when I start my car. I have checked the oil and it is right where it should be, but this problem started shortly after an oil change. If I turn off the car the light will not come back on when I restart it. I drive a 95 Lumina, any suggestions on what I should check? Can I drive the car with the light on or could it be something malfunctioning where there may be a problem if I don't restart it for the light to be off?
Where did you get work done. If at a shop take it back. But it is most likely oil sending switch is dirty or faulty. Or not the right oil filter for engine.
 
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Old 02-14-06, 04:38 PM
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Ditto, do you happen to know the brand of oil filter they used? Or can you look? Oil filters are known to fail, but it is rare.
 
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