Oil light flashing??

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Asked by Hondaguy1985 Apr 03, 2018 at 05:06 PM about the 1985 Honda Accord LX Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Just bought a 85 accord and every once in awhile
the oil light will flash and then after a bit it stops.
What could this mean?

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Low oil level and/or low oil pressure.

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Oil is full and looks pretty good. Thinking its my oil pressure sensor.

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I just got an oil change 2 days ago,its no oil leaks or anything because i had it checked when getting my oil changed. However when coming to a complete stop my oil light comes on and want go off until i shut the car down, what could that be?

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OP, flashing means the oil pressure is good, but under tight cornering or other situations, the pressure would reach the turn-on threshold. Amani, that's low oil at idle. Get that checked.

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