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#11: 03-01-2012, 01:39 PM
 
 dmp
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Originally Posted by BarManBean View Post
I hate these threads. Good luck OP, hope everything turns out alright. Keep us posted!
Thanks man. Considering fixing the car, trading it. Don't wanna...but...might buy something to leave stock. Mazdaspeed3, etc.

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Originally Posted by bmx045 View Post
well, you were low on oil and took a hard turn causing the oil to swish to the side of the pan causing a brief "no oil pressure" scenario, maybe it wasnt long enough without oil to do certain damage but i'd drain the oil and look at it to be sure. the cel can come from a brief lack of oil pressure as well
Yeah - will drain the oil with a screen and magnet to look for or catch metal.

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Originally Posted by ClimberD@HexMods View Post
I am under the impression that since the ECU does not log oil pressure, it has no idea whether you have oil pressure or not. The 2psi switch is wired directly to the gauge cluster light. Only the power steering pressure switch goes to the ECU.
...so what would that mean? - edit - so you're saying the CEL would come up from oil pressure? gotcha.
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