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socloudy 4/13/2012

2011 Volkswagen Golf TDI 4 Cyl 2.00L

Preventive Maintenance

Possible Causes of Low Oil Pressure Warning Light and how to diagnostic


if the engine oil pressure warning light is on, it may mean your engine has lost normal oil pressure. STOP driving immediately and turn the engine off. The engine can be severely damaged if oil pressure is lost.
Possible Causes of Low Oil Pressure Warning Light:
A low oil level (check the dipstick), bad oil pump, or defective oil pressure sending unit, oil pressure gauge or warning light switch.
Diagnosis:
First, determine if the oil is full or low by checking the dipstick. NOTE: On some engines, there is an oil level sensor in the engine's oil pan that will turn on the oil warning light if the oil level is low. If the dipstick shows a low oil level (the oil level is at or below the ADD line, or no oil can be seen on the dipstick), your engine may be leaking oil, burning oil or both.good diagnostic tool,[url= http://www.xcardiag.com/.../...tive-scanner.html] Dyno-Sc

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