Author Topic: Need to clear Oil Sensor Workshop message after lockout  (Read 5964 times)

smiiithy

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Hi all,

I'm looking for some help. Before xmas I had a lockout, due to the fact my microswitches don't work and my car often locks itself..

I started getting the OIL SENSOR WORKSHOP message upon the first start of the car. I called the RAC who came out to clear the warning using a diagnostic computer. In the process, the mechanic also left the keys in the car and again caused a lockout (I did warn him). After retrieving the keys once more he cleared the warning and went on his way.

The warning came back about weeks later. When I was again visited by the RAC (we are on first name terms) due to a flat tyre and broken jack they tried to clear the warning, but there were no fault codes present on the diagnostic. I have left the fault since then but am planning to sell the car and don't want the warning flashing up. Can anybody advise on the cheapest course of action to clear the warning?

Cheers,

Smiiithy
« Last Edit: 19 February 2011, 15:36 by Rhyso »

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Re: Need to clear Oil Sensor Workshop message after lockout
« Reply #1 on: 19 February 2011, 15:37 »
Code it out via VAGCOM

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Re: Need to clear Oil Sensor Workshop message after lockout
« Reply #2 on: 19 February 2011, 16:43 »
i got full version of vag smithy
Gone but still keeping a close eye on it...

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Re: Need to clear Oil Sensor Workshop message after lockout
« Reply #3 on: 19 February 2011, 17:35 »
Might you be able to give me a hand? Also got a fault with the loss of traction warning. ESP wont work ever since I hit a pothole and had to replace my tyre, lower suspension arm and have my alloy wheel straightened. Last time I had a flat it came on and went away a day after I replaced the tyre.

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Re: Need to clear Oil Sensor Workshop message after lockout
« Reply #4 on: 19 February 2011, 20:26 »
If the code will not clear it could be a faulty sensor.

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Re: Need to clear Oil Sensor Workshop message after lockout
« Reply #5 on: 19 February 2011, 20:27 »
If the code will not clear it could be a faulty sensor.

That's why I coded mine out  :lipsrsealed:

Figured if the oil warning came on it was too late for the engine anyway as its at the very bottom of the sump!

That's why you should check your oil level on a weekly basis  :nerd:

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Re: Need to clear Oil Sensor Workshop message after lockout
« Reply #6 on: 19 February 2011, 20:33 »
If the code will not clear it could be a faulty sensor.

That's why I coded mine out  :lipsrsealed:

Figured if the oil warning came on it was too late for the engine anyway as its at the very bottom of the sump!

That's why you should check your oil level on a weekly basis  :nerd:

Sound advice :afro:, I check my oil level monthly but I don't do many miles.

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Re: Need to clear Oil Sensor Workshop message after lockout
« Reply #7 on: 20 February 2011, 19:36 »
These UKMKIV boys :rolleyes:

"Also edit your post so it doesn't tell the whole world how to break into the car!!"

"Post edited for the above reason."

http://uk-mkivs.net/forums/p/406621/2784097.aspx#2784097

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Re: Need to clear Oil Sensor Workshop message after lockout
« Reply #8 on: 20 February 2011, 19:47 »
These UKMKIV boys :rolleyes:

"Also edit your post so it doesn't tell the whole world how to break into the car!!"

"Post edited for the above reason."

http://uk-mkivs.net/forums/p/406621/2784097.aspx#2784097

Was edited on here too  :wink:

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Re: Need to clear Oil Sensor Workshop message after lockout
« Reply #9 on: 20 February 2011, 20:24 »
These UKMKIV boys :rolleyes:

"Also edit your post so it doesn't tell the whole world how to break into the car!!"

"Post edited for the above reason."

http://uk-mkivs.net/forums/p/406621/2784097.aspx#2784097

Was edited on here too  :wink:

Yes I reported it here too, bit daft posting the info in an open forum  :laugh:
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