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Old 02-10-2012, 08:23 AM   #1
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low oil pressure idiot light

On the way to work today my low oil pressure idiot light started flashing on my 2008 wrangler.Obviously of great concern great concern especially because this engine has always seem to consume oil. I stop and check the oil level which was fine. The outside temperature was only about 35. Last oil change was less the 300 miles ago and there is 86,000 miles on the clock. After checking the oil I continued my commute. The low oil pressure light stated coming on and off again but also the Low tire pressure light started to flicker on and off also which makes me question whether I really have low oil pressure. Until I can have the light check out is there any quick way of confirming that I am not running with low oil pressure?

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Old 02-10-2012, 09:16 AM   #2
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As long as you know you have oil and it seems to be running fine you should be alright. Sounds like there is a problem affecting the oil/low air check lights, assuming your tire pressure is where it should be. Other than connecting a mechanical oil pressure gauge to the system I don't know how else you could easily check it. I would get it to a shop as soon as you can. Sounds electrical.

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Old 02-10-2012, 09:44 AM   #3
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I'm not quite sure what you're talking about--

You don't have an "IDIOT" light for low oil pressure, there is a little spigot (drip) --(upper middle left) and it comes ON when ign is on, then goes off--

If it stays on, it doesn't matter if your oil level is full--you shouldn't driveit--AT ALL-

The only other light that has anything to do with oil, is the "Chg oil lite"-

Which one are you talking about ??

Your tire pressure lite (TPMS) is an Ancient Chinese system that only SAMURAI warriors or the AEV Procal Module can fix--it's an OBworthless system!

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Old 02-10-2012, 09:51 AM   #4
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You can have all the oil in Iraq but if the pump isn't working you have and engine that is a paperweight.
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Old 02-10-2012, 09:56 AM   #5
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heh Heh, yeah-obviously and a lotta people already consider the 3.8L v6--"A PAPER WEIGHT"-


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You can have all the oil in Iraq but if the pump isn't working you have and engine that is a paperweight.
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Old 02-10-2012, 01:40 PM   #6
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I'm not quite sure what you're talking about--
I don’t know what I am talking about……don’t know how I got it in my head that it was a low oil pressure light. It is the red light above the water temp. It is the sentry key/security alarm light. I was freakin’ out over nothing. Back to the regular scheduled program

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