Peugeot 307 Oil Pressure warning message even though plenty of oil

2007 Peugeot 307 Problem

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CarPeugeot 307
Year2007
OwnerPappers
Posted01/07/2018
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Have the 'Stop oil pressure too low' warning light coming on intermittently. Local Peugeot garage said it was a seal problem and they fixed it (80-90% certainty they said). Took car back and same warning light came on after 6-7 miles or so. Plenty of oil in the engine. No sign of any leak after leaving in our garage overnight. Garage now says may be more serious problem -camshaft etc. No signs of fumes etc. in exhaust, engine running normally, no unusual noises.
Problem Category
Leaks & Noises, Interior and Bodywork


Solution 1
1/4drive | Auto Insider | Since: Jun 2011 | Posts: 25 | Fixes: 1809 | View Garage
Suggested Solution

Oil pressure not oil level!!
I'd fit an independent oil pressure gauge to the access and check the actual pressure.
It could be a faulty oil pressure sensor or as garage suggest camshafts,
Or it could be any of the pressure fed bearings or the pump itself.


Posted on Sunday 1st of July 2018
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Solution 2
paulieone | Driver | Since: Aug 2009 | Posts: 4 | Fixes: 1609 | View Garage
Suggested Solution

If your car is a 1.4 16valve then I would bet its the camshaft bearings where the fault is...could also be incorrect oil filter


Posted on Sunday 1st of July 2018
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