THE OIL PAN ILLUMINATES AFTER A FEW MINUTES OF DRIVING.

  • Tiny
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  • 2002 Ford Windstar
  • 6,176 miles

I was driving when the oil pan light came on, I checked the oil, and antifreeze, they were full, goes off, then a few minutes later illuminates back on?

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Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 AT 7:56 PM

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  • Jacobandnickolas
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If there is knocking or ticking from the engine when the light is on, you need to have the oil pressure checked. You can do it yourself by getting a mechanical oil gauge from a parts store. Many will lend them to you. If there is no noise, chances are the oil pressure sensor is bad. Replace it.

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