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Is It Safe to Drive with an Oil Pressure Warning Light On?

Is It Safe to Drive with an Oil Pressure Warning Light On?

To make this quick, the answer is: No, it's not safe to drive with the oil light on. In fact, it can be pretty hazardous. If the oil light is lit on your dash, you should take care of this problem as soon as you can.    What Does The Oil Light Mean? It's important to know what the oil pressure signifies in the first place so that you are aware of your situation.   The image above shows the symbol for the oil warning light. You should not take this situation lightly, as it is an indication that your engine has lost normal oil pressure. If you see this light on, we highly suggest that you stop driving your vehicle immediately and turn off your engine.    Driving with this light on your dash can cause severe, irreversible engine damage. Although you can't determine the severity of the oil pressure problem right away, the best thing you can do is to treat it like a worst-case scenario. If the oil light is on, you may also notice other signs of lo ... read more

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