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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-16-2019, 11:28 AM Thread Starter
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Oil light flickers facing UPHILL at idle

With 5w20. Does not do it with 5w30. New sending unit, clean oil pan, no pump blockage, plenty of oil.

Any ideas?

Only when facing up hill at idle in gear.
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I'd use 5/30 or 10/30 in your neck of the woods.
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Nothing wrong with using 5W30 so I'd stick with that. Probably just a sign of worn out bearings.


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