Oil lght switch

2003 Vauxhall Agila Problem

The Problem

Avatar dieselman
Joined: 8 years ago | Profile
About

hi got a agila 1.2 and when car is warm the oil light flickers on when braking then there is a tapping noise like hydraulic lifters , have checked oil is ok and changed oil pressure switch , the noise dont seem to bad now , but light is still flickering could it be the pump thanks


Car Vauxhall Agila
Variant 1.2
Model Year 2003
Category Steering, Suspension, Brakes, Wheels & Tyres
All Vauxhall Agila Problems

Solution

Avatar jota1978
Joined: 7 years ago | Fixes: 379 | Profile

It sounds like the oil is not getting into the top of the engine so i would suggest an oil and filter change to start with, making sure you use the correct grade and type of oil-this is vital, don`t be tempted to use cheap stuff.

Solution

Avatar bustedknuckles
Joined: 7 years ago | Fixes: 1,458 | Profile

Why not try flushing the engine with a decent engine flush then replace oil and filter,that may help matters.

Solution

Avatar whittingehame
Joined: 9 years ago | Fixes: 12,040 | Profile

Check oil pressure with a master gauge to verify if low pressure .

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