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    Oil level sensor trigger level

    on the APY, how much oil is in the engine when the oil level symbol comes on? The Owner's manual doesn't say.

    I got an oil pressure light come on when I went round a sharp corner. When I checked the oil level it needed 1.25 litres of oil to bring the dipstick level up to minimum. It's a 1999 year S3 but the low level symbol never came up. It is still driving fine.

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    Check oil more regular and do not rely on them crappy sensors. I'd scan the car with vag com to check if that sensor even still works.

    I replaced mine when I dropped and cleaned sump. £19 from tps for sensor with o ring

    Cheers, Sean

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    i didnt think a '99 has oil level sensing?

    Digital clock or analog?


    Analog clock almost certainly doesnt have it.

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    my '99 APY has oil level sensing

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    aint the oil lever and preasure 2 diffrent sensors ?

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    yep. But hes saying he got the pressure light because the level was low, yet got no level warning.

    Squirrel: i presume your dials have a digital clock? This seems to be the detail. If they have Digital clock they have the gubbins for level sensing and running AVS. If it has analog clock it doesnt.

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    yeah, digital clock

 

 

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