Oil light flashes when I step on the brake hard

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Asked by Mar 01, 2017 at 11:20 PM about the 2007 Toyota Camry LE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hi - does anyone know why the oil light flashes
every time I step on the brake hard at any speed? I
just took my car to the repair shop to change oil
about 3 weeks ago. My car is a 2007 Camry.  
Thanks!!

3 Answers

1,930

Have you pulled the engine oil dipstick to check the oil level? Follow the instructions in the Owner's Manual and get back to us with results.

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Thx. Took it to the repair shop and they said the oil was low. They filled it up and it's ok now. But it's only been 1 month, and less than 1,000 miles so something is obviously wrong. They don't know what is causing the car to burn oil so fast (no leak was found). Do you have any guesses?I will have to keep an eye on the oil level and probably come back to the repair shop in a couple weeks.

1,930

If this is a 4 cylinder 2AZ-FE....you possible have a defect, that Toyota has recognized and has extended the warranty on the 2AZ-FE engine to 150,000 miles. Google your make model year and..... "excessive engine oil consumption".....and get back to us with results.

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