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112k, low oil pressure light and ding comes on and stays on entire time running,


Asked by poscarownr Nov 27, 2012 at 05:57 PM about the 2006 Chevrolet Impala LS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

has high miles fresh oil change to rule out and did not help at all. where should I start? sensor? sending unit? pump????

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You can put in a new oil pressure sending unit, for starters. Then run the engine to see if that was the problem. You could also buy a tube type oil pressure gauge and that would give an exact measurement of the engine oil pressure.

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Andrew Olsen

Have someone check your oil pressure with a mechanical gauge. It could just be a sensor, or could actually be lack of oil pressure and destroy your engine. I would advise not taking that gamble and get it checked out.

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Tom Torres

i agree with andrew needs to be checked with a mechanical guage to see if pressure is within spec first that will tell u if it is a faulty sender wiring, or oil pump

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is there any oil in it?

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