low oil pressure light keeps turning on.

Asked by Mar 15, 2019 at 03:56 AM about the 1999 Volkswagen Golf

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 1999 vw golf gti 2 days ago my my light
came on and I checked oils level it was low so I
put oil in the light didnt come back on till about
5-6 hours later  and I topped it up with some oil
but then it just kept oning and offing after a
couple secs later now I had a oil filter and oil
change and it just does the same thing after a
while of driving it will on then it just starts oning
and offing after a few seconds.

1 Answer


Could be that you have a serious oil leak, but I'd think the mechanic who changed the oil/filter would have seen this and warned you. Or you could be burning oil at a rapid rate. If so, you'll see black/gray smoke coming from your exhaust all the time. If you miss one top-off, this will destroy the engine.

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