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2012 Volkswagen Passat S 4dr Sedan 2.5L Manual PZEV

2012 Volkswagen Passat
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sdn, Mid-Size
21 (Est) mpg city / 32 (Est) mpg hwy
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February 20, 2011, 5:59 pm

NOEL B
 

Question: Oil and brake lights stays when driving

Oil and driving lights stays on when driving. I checked the oil and it was low the first time these lights came on. I added the oil and for a while the lights came off. then they came on again and stays on, though the drive is normal.


February 23, 2011, 8:21 pm

Tyler O
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For the oil light - be careful. You might have low oil pressure which can quickly ruin the engine. More likely it's a bad sensor or a wiring issue. Either way have this checked out asap.

The brake lamp could be low brake fluid or a bad brake fluid level sensor. It could also be a sticking switch for the ebrake.


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