how to" make the low oil light on the dash, go out?

Asked by Dec 24, 2014 at 12:15 PM about the 1996 Chevrolet Caprice Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

have a little light, looKs like an oil can  that says "LOW", on my dash. how Do i make it go out??? THE OIL IS FINE. FULL.

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Could be a faulty sending unit or the wire going to it is shorted by touching something metal (shorted to ground). Make sure the crankcase isn't overfull. If it is, the oil will foam and cause the oil pressure to drop. HTH. -Jim

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ell, after.. i wrote this, i went out and opened the hood.. guess what? i am wrong, wrong, wrong..it was`nt the oil, it was the engine coolant duh !!!! anyway, it was quite low, so i filled it to the mark on the expansion tank that shows level when cold. it is fine now. thank you ever so much JIM... i really do appreciate your reply. merry chist - mas.

67,335

You're welcome, glad to help. Glad it was an easy fix!! Merry Christmas to you as well. -Jim

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