THE OIL LIGHT COMES ON AND FLICKERS WITH RAISED RPMS THEN EVENTUALLY STAYS ON. WHAT COULD CAUSE THIS?

  • Tiny
  • dayton guy
  • 1997 Chrysler Concorde
  • 109,000 miles

Im wondering if I can check the oil pressure relief valve or if I have to replace the oil pump

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Tuesday, October 11th, 2011 AT 5:47 PM

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  • Tiny
  • Docfixit
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Have oil pressure checked with mechanical guage see if problem is pump or electrical like sender

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Tuesday, October 11th, 2011 AT 5:52 PM
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  • ASEMaster6371
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Low oil pressure may be the issue. You need to have a manual test done first to confirm. If it is, then it may be more than just the pump as the bearings may be worn out causing the low pressure. A shop can make that determination for you and give you a bid.

Roy

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