ENGINE OIL LIGHT FLICKERS ON AND OFF

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 2000 Mazda Protege
  • 230,000 miles

Engine oil light flickers on and off. Occasionally stays on. Is this an oil pump issue? If so how do you change the oil pump?

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 AT 11:47 AM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
  • Expert
  • 25,556 posts

Could be but oil pumps are rare failures. Could be clogged pick up screen or worn main and rod bearings. Have a manual test done to confirm.

Roy

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