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Offline HughBT

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Red oil can symbol on dash
« on: July 02, 2019, 11:41:33 pm »
If I understand correctly this is the oil pressure warning light?

It came on this a.m. it was red when I saw it does it glow Orange first?

Anyway... by the time I got to a safe place to pull over (about 1 mile) power was dying and as i pulled over the engine stalled and wouldn't start.  Checked oil... all ok as expected as only serviced 4 months ago by main dealer. So something failed pretty fast and catastrophically!

Car is worth about £3k max. Can anyone give me any hope it is economically repairable?

Offline saddler5

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Re: Red oil can symbol on dash
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2019, 12:17:30 pm »
You can have plenty of oil in the car and still get the low oil pressure light. First thought would be oil pump