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i have a flashing oil light on a vw transporter t5 . it only

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i have a flashing oil light on a vw transporter t5 . it only happens after the van has been running and switched off then re-started . it goes off after about 6 seconds . so far they have replaced the cam position sensor and the oil pump and this ha not cured it . any advice would be great ..
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  Anthony replied 6 years ago.



What is the actual oil pressure at idle?

Make the shop put in a gauge.

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Hi there the dealership have said that the oil pressure was fine . The light that is flashing is the low oil level light and not the low pressure light . i have checked the oil and it is ok . im not sure if the light is related to the cold start issue i had too ...

Expert:  Anthony replied 6 years ago.
Ok, if the lamp is for low oil level, have the oil level sensor tested or replaced. If it still gives a false warning then the instrument cluster may be the problem.
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