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The oil gauge shows the oil's temperature. The oil pressure gauge monitors the oil pressure for your viewing pleasure.

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Q: What is the function of the oil gauge in a car?
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Is car safe to drive with oil pressure gauge on?

no if the oil pressure gauge light is on it means that your car dose not have the oil pressure needed to properly oil the moving components, if you are sure that this is not the problem then replace the sensor and the light should shut off.

What kind of car gauges are mandatory to have in a dashboard?

There are certain car gauges which are mandatory to have in a dashboard. These gauges are the speedometer, the temperature gauge, the fuel gauge, the tachometer, oil pressure gauge, charging system gauge, and odometer.

What does it mean when the oil gauge says the oil is low and the oil light is on but there is enough oil in the car?

oil flow restriction or weak oil pump

What is the function of the oil pressure gauge?

To give the operator of the vehicle a real time and accurate check on the oil pressure of the engine.

What happens when the oil life gauge goes to 0?

Your car stops moving.

What makes the oil gauge to flop back and forth?

if you are talking about the pressure Gauge it is becouse your car is bumpy or you drive too fast

Name a gauge on your car's dashboard?

1. fuel gauge or gas gauge 2. RPM gauge or tachometer 3. Speedometer or Speed Gauge 4. Oil gauge 5. Odometer 6. Electrical gauge 7. Temperature gauge

Where is the oil pressure gauge located on a 2002 Ford Taurus?

The oil pressure gauge on a 2002 Ford Taurus is located right next to where the battery is, toward the middle of the actual car. The gauge is connected to the front of the engine.

Why does your temperature gauge work on a Ford Focus?

Because car manufacturers design their products to function.

Where is the oil gauge sensor located on a car?

the oil pressure sensor, for a dash with idiot lights (no gauge), is located on the top of the engine at the back behind the distributor virtically screwed in. The oil guage sensor, for a dash with an oil gauge, is located above the oil filter on the drivers side of the engine screwed in horizontally.

What function does oil have in a car engine?

Cleaning, cooling, lubricating

Function of temperature gauge?

lets you know from inside the car if your engine is running at the proper operating temperature.