Oil light coming on

2001 Vauxhall Agila Problem

The Problem

Avatar mkerry
Joined: 7 years ago | Profile

just bought this agila, when engine has warmed up and ticking over, the oil light comes on. As soon as apply revs the oil light goes off. Any ideas? Is this right?

Car Vauxhall Agila
Variant 1.2
Model Year 2001
Category Running Rough, Starting & Power Loss
All Vauxhall Agila Problems


Avatar 1/4drive
Joined: 8 years ago | Fixes: 1,862 | Profile

Don't use it,most probable is it's the oil pump but if it's been run like that then the mains,big ends or cam could be suspect.
I have one in right now,not a Corsa but the owner didn't pay attention to either of the warning lights,I have had to get the crank reground to 0.75 smaller to loose the scoring,owner is going to end up with a huge bill,all for the sake of £20 worth of oil,complete engine rebuild.


Avatar whittingehame
Joined: 9 years ago | Fixes: 12,039 | Profile

If no engine rattles or rumbles may just be faulty oil pressure switch .

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