05 passat oil level light comes on after several hours of driving but level is full

Asked by Jul 05, 2012 at 04:56 PM about the 2005 Volkswagen Passat GLX V6

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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It could be your oil level sensor or the electrical connection to it that is tripping the light to come on.

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Replace the level sensor

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Dealer found someone put silicone sealant on sensor , it began to break down and restrict oil flow in the oil pump pickup. Cleaned out and all is good now.

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