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3-Series (E21, E30) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.

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Old 12-20-2004, 01:29 AM   #1 (permalink)
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i was just driving along and the oil pressure light came on, i pulled over but couldent see any oil leaks and the oil level is halfway between full and empty. i started the car again and drove it home, the light kept dimming every 2 seconds and then going brigth again (but didnt completly go out). the car is a e21 323i

any1 know what this could be?
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Old 12-20-2004, 11:01 PM   #2 (permalink)
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ok so when the car is cold the light stayts off.. its gets to operating temp and the light comes on, so im guessing its something thats worn in the motor... an ideas?
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Old 12-20-2004, 11:38 PM   #3 (permalink)
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ummm there has to be a sensor that regulates the pressure, or else there would be no way for that light to come on. you could pray for the best and hop the sensor is going... which might be since the light was dimming etc... hopefully you arent losing pressure car is getting old though!!.... keep us updated...

On a lighter not when i read the title i could see it all and i thought it was going to say i lost my oil pan... haha i was going ot be like how the hell!

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Old 12-23-2004, 01:10 AM   #4 (permalink)
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fuck this forum is so shit... no one replys its useless
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Old 12-23-2004, 12:08 PM   #5 (permalink)
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it is probably your oil pressure sender. if it didnt have any oil pressure you wouldnt have made it home
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Old 12-23-2004, 08:33 PM   #6 (permalink)
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if that were the case why would it only come on when the motor gets hot
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