why does oil light blink???

scottd
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Asked by scottd Apr 24, 2007 at 07:44 PM about the 1999 Volkswagen Jetta

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The oil light blinks now that I passed 96K???????????

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bovan
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Dear scottd-- There are two reasons that the oil light is blinking on your 1999 Volkswagen Jetta. First, perhaps the sensor is giving you a false alarm or there is trouble in your warning system. Second, and most importantly, perhaps you have a problem with delivery of oil to your engine. Don't guess which problem is yours. You can survive the first scenario, but the second could be fatal to the car if left without immediate service. Have a good mechanic look at your car right away. Good luck from Bovan.

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