But twice that light came on, so the car recognizes something and I don't want to destroy this thing driving it. There is a small rectangular piece on top of the battery with a lot of heavy guage red wires going to it. I have a 2011 Volkswagen Jetta with just under 41k miles and my oil pressure light just started blinking today. Oil switch must have a pressure leak. Is there any access thats easy to get to? If something were truly wrong internally, with an oil pump, bearings, etc. Really cold mornings, I turn on the car and about 3 mins into the warm up the oil pressure light will come on for 2 flashes then disappear.
Anyway, The product works and it appears to be restoring the oil pressure in my car due to sludge. We're here to help you find that perfect Oil Pressure Switch for your Volkswagen Jetta. So I'm wondering about installing an oil pressure gage. Your Jetta is a prized possession. Can you post a picture with the approximate location???? I went to Advanced Auto parts to buy an oil pressure gauge but I don't possess the skills or knowledge necessary to actually hook that thing up. There are 2 oil sending units mounted on top of the oil filter housing. With the light off, I traded it in for a 2014 Jetta.
If the refrigerant has all leaked out, you probably need to evacuate the system first. Noral causes of sludge tho is from things like improper maintence cycles wrong oil being used or short trips consistantly. Need to buy parts for this project? If you don't care about warranty, you can use any oil you want. It can just be that cold that the oil is the thickest and is not flowing around as well after sitting in that temperature than at home and as it starts to warm up it thins out the oil starts to flow properly and that is when the low pressure sensor warning goes away. Hi There, This light will usually come on when one of two things are happening. Good luck; the information in this thread was the most useful I found anywhere on the topic specifically related to that car.
Edit: Here's a picture of the oil cap. The name of the product is www. Well after about an hour of searching, I can't even see the back of the head. Today the Oil Pressure stop engine light came on randomly. If you pull your dipstick out and it's like milky brown then that is bad. Click the link to go through the procedure :----- Oil light came on and the car died? First panel: If you pop your hood the battery will be on your right sid in the front of the engine bay.
If it had just turned on then it's usually not that serious but should be checked out immediately. Keep in mind that you don't need to drain the oil to replace the sender, although I do recommend waiting after running the engine. Anyone else have any suggestion for a location to tap into an oil gallery? If you discover that your oil pressure switch has failed, don't think that it's a small issue. I would recommend first, to check the actual oil level in the motor by using the dipstick. Also make sure the wiring is good at the plug-ins. Want something added to the sidebar? But synthetic is fine 8k. Beck Arnley's years of experience and proficiency in global sourcing provides vehicle owners the precise part for the right and most up-to-date vehicle applications.
It still happens but I can't reproduce it. My car has 41000 miles. It just had an oil change 8k miles ago. Is there any dead giveaway for bad oil pump? Car only has 68,500k miles. On low pressure oil pump dies or can't pickup any oil the buzzer will go off and that light will probably be flashing. Fernando answered 2 years ago So, did some investigating and I came across a great product that seems to be helping the light stay off longer! And I wasn't willing to risk it.
Industries, specializes in developing top-tier European replacement parts for the automotive aftermarket. Any thoughts before taking it in? Car drives beautifully - no sign of any problems. It is accessible from above, but easier to reach from under the car. Deathjam4 answered 2 years ago I always advise caution when using random products with audi's and vw's but if it is helping thats great just be carefull and keep an eye on it. Does anyone have any suggestions about things I could try before taking it to the mechanic? We love when auto parts experts come to our site and we love when car parts newbies come to our site.
If you are getting oil pressure lights, obviously check fluid level, double check what type you put in. I've checked the oil and it's just below half full. ? Let's see what other people say, I might be wrong but this is what I understand is happening. I've done enough research and talked to enough mechanics to know that this could be nothing, or virtually everything. This will allow all the oil to drain back into the oil pan. The buzzer is usually for low pressure which means catastrophic failure could be imminent unless I figure out what's wrong before I lock up the engine, starve it for oil, throw a bearing, etc. If you can think about the situation when it kicked on.