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2011 patrol ute,zd30 ,changed oil,filter,now pressure

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Hi,2011 patrol ute,zd30 ,changed oil,filter,now pressure warning light stays on,replaced sender next to filter can but light stays on,any ideas,thks,Brian
JA: Have you checked the oil? How old is your oil pump?
Customer: No,problem till straight after oil change last saturday,always use penrite semisynthetic 10w40,
JA: What is the model of your '11 Nissan?
Customer: Patrol ute common rail zd30
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Changed oilsender lh side next to filter alloy can
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Yes is there two sensors and resistor in system?
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Nissan
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 10 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

It's possible that you could have a wiring issue but it's more likely that there is an actual pressure issue, especially if this happened as a result of replacing the oil filter. I've seen countless cases of poor quality oil filters causing enough pressure drop to turn the oil light on. I would recommend replacing the oil filter with a factory part and I believe that will take care of the issue, provided replacing the filter is truly what caused the problem to start.