red oil light

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Asked by Guru5SVPC Aug 21, 2019 at 02:34 PM about the 2005 BMW 3 Series 325Ci Convertible RWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

tried to crank my 2005 bmw 325ci..
engine turned over but car did not
start. red oil light came on every time
i tried to start it.

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well, will the fuel pump make your car turn off while driving? i was at a stop sign, pulled off..then the engine stalled and turned off.

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A non functioning fuel pump means your engine won't run.

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The oil light being on after a failed start is totally normal, and engine can't hold oil pressure if it isn't running. As for the fuel pump, if you don't hear it running, check the fuse/relay first. One of those could have gone out (I'm not exactly sure how the fuel pump circuit is set up on a 2005 E46, someone else could chime in with more detail if needed).

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