what does the red oil light mean?

Asked by Apr 07, 2008 at 10:21 PM about the 2006 Toyota Avalon Limited

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The red oil light went on.  what does that mean?

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It means there is a problem with the oil pressure as detected by the engine. This could be due to low oil level, a problem with the oil pump, improper grade of engine oil, or even a faulty oil pressure sending unit or the wiring to the unit.

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i call it the o shit light. When your driving dow nthe highway and see this light on dash and wounder what it is. Your car makes either a exploding sound or your car dies. Then you say O SHIT. get it checked out at a shop befor that happens

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it means your oil has turned red and must be changed immedietely or else your car will explode in a gigantic explosion causing world hunger.

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