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Chrysler PT Cruiser 2002 pt cruiser, oil light comes on for

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2002 pt cruiser, oil light comes on for a few seconds then goes off. This may happen two to three times a week. oil level is good car is well maintained just hit 120k miles. any suggestions?

Welcome to! My name is DriveFast71(Ron) and I will do my best to answer all of your questions completely and accurately.


As long as you are not hearing any engine noises when the light comes on (ticking, knocking, etc) then very commonly, this will be a faulty Oil Pressure Sensor. Over time, the internal resistance of the sensor tends to fade, and will give false readings at lower idle.



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