THE OIL PRESSURE LIGHT IN MY CAR 2000 CHRYSLER ...

2000 Chrysler Neon

Tiny

atwell82

January, 26, 2013 AT 4:32 PM

The oil pressure light in my car (2000 chrysler neon) came on and now blinks off and on. Oil levels ok. How freaked out should I be. Its not making any loud noises. I have only driven it for about 2 minutes after the light came on.

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Tiny

caradiodoc

January, 26, 2013 AT 4:51 PM

Two minutes can be a really long time to go with no oil pressure. For the light to be flickering, especially randomly, it is likely you have nothing more than a defective pressure sending unit, but the only way to know for sure is to have the actual pressure checked with a mechanical gauge. If it is indeed low, damage to the engine bearings will occur very quickly. That will turn into a very expensive repair.

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