OIL PREASURE WARNING LIGHT

2003 Nissan Altima

Tiny

GULLY GIL

September, 1, 2011 AT 7:57 AM

Hi my oil preasure warning light is coming on and I added 3 quarts of oil recently its been 2 months since car has had tuneup. When I check the oil its full

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4 Answers

Tiny

mhpautos

September, 1, 2011 AT 8:03 AM

You may just have a faulty sender unit, best to get the oil pressure checked with mechanical gauge, this will prove oil pressure one way or the other.

Tiny

KHLow2008

September, 1, 2011 AT 8:05 AM

Have the oil pressure checked.

There is a possibility the oil strainer inside the oil pan is clogged preventing oil from being sucked by the oil pump.

Tiny

GULLY GIL

September, 1, 2011 AT 8:19 AM

Thank you for the replys. Will take it to mechanic do I keep the engine off till then?

Tiny

KHLow2008

September, 1, 2011 AT 9:12 AM

It is best not to start the engine under such circumstances as the engine could be damaged if oil is not being sent to the various sections for lubrication.

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