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Is this the oil light that is red and looks like an oil can with a drip of oil coming off of it??
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Does that light look like this?? CLICK HERE
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Unfortunately, there is No "reset" procedure for that lamp. That is a warning lamp that is telling you that you have NO OIL PRESSURE.
To get this light to go out you must find out why there is no oil pressure. First check is to be sure that the oil is FULL. If the oil is full and the light is still on it is HIGHLY recommended to NO LONGER DRIVE THE VEHICLE until you have it checked out by a mechanic. You may have a failed oil pump that if no oil pressure is present you WILL cause catastrophic engine damage. Although it could be something as simple as a wiring problem or a failed oil pressure sensor. Either way, get this checked out NOW before driving it any further...
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From your last post, I'm beginning to think that the damage may already been done especially if you are hearing abnormal sounds from the engine. Accelerating the engine makes the oil pump spin faster, this in turn raised up the oil pressure and got the light to go out. When you release the accelerator the oil pressure drops again causing the light to go on. If the light will no longer go out when you accelerate the engine, I suspect that either the pump has totally failed or you have already experienced catastrophic engine damage..
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