Oil indicator

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Today while accelerating onto the interstate my oil level (or temp?) indicator lit briefly. Aside from the obvious (oil level) what might cause this?
 

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Mine the two or three times it's happened in 9 years has always been the oil level. Oil is still at the bottom of the stick, so you've still got plenty, but throw in a quart after you've checked your level. Cheapest car insurance available.
 
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Was it the aladin's lamp looking indicator?

 That is the level lamp. It means that you are about 2 quarts low :ugh: If the stick shows full, it may be a bad float.
Cdan - I thought that read oil pressure and not oil level. Have I pulled boner or is that right?
 

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Junk,

It indicates oil level in the pan. It comes on at about 2 quarts low. I have seen it on in mine at an EXTREME nose down angle in Moab twice.

Keep, I will check that in the morning for you and send you a PM with the info on the float. It is bolted to the upper oil pan on the LH (USDS, Beo) side, about in the centerline of the engine.

I'm parched :beer:
 

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