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Is this light supposed to be on? An engine oil light could point to bad engine oil level sensor. Or it could mean that your car is low on motor oil. Look, I know warning lights are easy to ignore, but let’s get in the habit of paying attention tot hem, shall we? When those lights tell you that your car is running low on engine oil, check the oil level manually. If you are low, then it’s time for new oil. If you’re not low, then it’s time for a new sensor.
Whoa, that can’t be right… If you notice your oil level readings aren’t making sense, manually check if your oil levels are where they should be. This is similar to what we just talked about with warning lights, so we’ll be brief. A busted-up engine oil level sensor might be a bit erratic. You might notice the sensor suggesting you’re low on oil one minute, and then have an ample amount later. That’s a bad sign. Or, as previously mentioned, you might notice that the sensor level and the actual level aren’t lined up, and that’s a sure sign.
Uh oh. Why is the car acting up? If you notice the ride is a little rough, noisy, or otherwise funky, it may be because the engine oil level is low. If the oil level is low, but the engine oil level sensor isn’t warning you about it, then…well, you can put two and two together here. I hope.Get a Quote 1-Year | 12,000-Mile Warranty
If all you did was skim the upper portion of this article, then all you need to know is that your engine oil level sensor is pretty important. While you can check your oil level manually, do you really trust yourself to do so? And oil is the lifeblood of your engine and keeps it running smoothly. So, a broken sensor could lead to low oil levels which in turn could lead to engine damage. If you’re experiencing any of the symptoms above, get your engine oil level sensor replaced asap.
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