Oil pressure "Stop Engine" light came on today.

Asked by Mar 15, 2014 at 09:57 PM about the 2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS V6

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hi,

I got the car from dealer and it was working properly. Suddenly I got this message like "
Oil pressure " STOP Engine". When I checked with the dealer he is saying it may be
because of oil sensor is not working or  need to change oil pump ?

What's will the problem for this ? and how much its going to charge for that ?

3 Answers

36,785

Did the engine start making noise? Did you check the oil level? Did you get a warranty from the dealer? Get it checked out before you drive it. The oil sensor is cheap to replace. The oil pump isn't. It depends on where you live.

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22,235

the pressure can be gauged from a oil line to see exactly is the pressure. if on during a low idle and gos off with a little more rpm, id say change oil and filter to eliminate possible restriction and use a heaver oil, It may just be normal wear from miles. if on at 1500 rpm ,look out its going to blow

2 of 2 people found this helpful.
24,685

"stop engine" means just that- do NOT drive it- sounds to me like the "Dealer" is just a "Crook"

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