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1999 Ford Windstar Question: oil light



kcs 2350, 3.8L V6, National City, CA, May 11, 2011, 17:13

My oil light comes on after the engine has been running a few minutes but goes out right way and it comes on when I stop at stop light. All oil levels are good and van runs good and never hot.

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    May 12, 2011, 00:27

    The oil pressure sender could have failed, so the pressure has to be verified by a mechanical gauge. Partially clogged pick up screen also could restrict flow, therefor causing pressure problems.
    Most shop has the tester to verify the pressure.


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