what makes the oil indicator blink?
You don't say what model or year Toyota..Corolla, Camry, Avalon, the list is long, but on my Corolla if the oil is low in QUANTITY, meaning just needs a quart or 2 the light will come on. OR, oil pressure is low, start by simply checking your oil
If it looks like an oil can, like an old fashion pump can with a drip of oil at the spout, that is the indicator of low oil. If it looks like a little engine, that is a more serious thing, there are two. One will say 'check' with that icon, that is a service reminder or a fault detected in engine somewhere. If it is a red engine symbol without the word "check" immediately have your car looked at by a mechanic...you don't say what year, if under warranty go to the dealer. If not, a reputable shop can diagnose it at 1/2 the cost. Goof Luck. Hope it's not serious
A red blinking indicator is never good. Pull over, shut the engine off and figure it out. --- Yellow indicators = warning. Red indicators = important warning. Red blinking indicators = stop the engine soon, you're doing damage.
Superior answer~~ true. I should have said that. Thanks TS for adding and elaborating. I only said have it immediately looked at, not stop the engine, then do that.
Good morning and you're welcome. The only good blinking indicator is the turn signal.
Low oil pressure or a bad switch
Bad ground on system.
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