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Low Oil Pressure - oil warning light comes on at stoplights and low speed.

(1990 Volvo 240)
in Venice, FL on June 07, 2014
A mechanic told me my car (1989 240 wagon) is "a heart attack waiting to happen), said he checked the oil pressure with a gauge and that it's low and he has no idea why, that it's "rare" for these vehicles but that I "should stay close to home." It is absolutely not a wiring issue. What should I do? The car is running fine - new rattling sound to left of steering wheel, like plastic is loose in there, but that's it, nothing new.
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of G. T. Service Center on June 07, 2014
Engine bearing wear, weak oil pump, restricted screen. Any of these can cause low oil pressure. Plan on having some engine work done before it locks up, or possibly throws a rod.
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