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Oil pressure light in an older Passat?

I keep getting a "Stop Engine - Low Oil Pressure" message in my 2002 Volkswaegn Passat GLX V6. The oil levels are correct, is it faulty? Can I reset it somehow?

Asked on 13 April 2016 by Difp

Answered by Honest John
Might be a blocked sump oil strainer. Might be a failing oil pump. Might be a faulty pressure switch. But most likely to be one of the first two and if you don't fix it your engine will scrap itself.
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