• Tiny
  • jodi09
  • 1998 Isuzu Amigo
  • 4 CYL
  • 2WD
  • manual
  • 160,000 miles

98 isuzu amigo
will the timing being off cause a check engine light for low compression & cause the oil light in the dash to flicker?

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Friday, February 4th, 2011 AT 12:12 PM

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  • Tiny
  • KHLow2008
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Low cmpression would not trigger the CEL. When timing is off, the sensors would trigger the CEL if they are not synchronised.

Oil light could be a different problem. Get the timing checked and repaired to see if the oil indicator light goes away. If it does not, check the oil level and get a pressure test performed. It could also be due to a faulty pressure switch or loose wire connections.

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Tuesday, February 8th, 2011 AT 2:16 PM

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