1996 AUDI OIL PRESSURE LIGHT

  • Tiny
  • stuart halley
  • 1996 Audi

Engine Mechanical problem
1996 Other Audi Models 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Manual 108868 miles

i have an audi 80 coupe 2.0l 8v year 1996 109 000 miles, the problem is when the engine heats up the oil pressure warning light comes on , when i press the accelerator pedal the light goes off, there is also an oil leak coming from the sump gasket , is this linked and do u think i will have to replace he engine?


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Saturday, March 29th, 2008 AT 11:44 AM

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  • mhpautos
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Hi there,

first have the oil pressure tested with a master gauge, this will give a true indication as to engine oil pressure, you may just have a faulty switch, The sump leak will not affect the pressure reading, but should be attended to non the less.

Mark (mhpautos)

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