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    Oil warning light comes on round corners?

    Hi, i have an Vauxhall Astra 1.6 8v 1999.

    When i turn a corner my oil warning light comes on for a few seconds or flashes. It also does this when braking. I first noticed it a long time ago when if i turned hard into a corner it would flash but now its doing it alot more.

    My guess is that the oil has thinned out and isnt getting to the pick up pipe round corners? Which brings on to the next question of which oil to buy, should i go for Castorol Magnatec, that looked pretty cool.

    Thanks.

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    this symptom is usually casued by very a low oil level. vauxhalls own 10w/40 semi synthetic is a good choice for your car

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    yep as above, mine used to do this every now and then, id just top it up or get an small serivce

    or you could stop going round corners soo fast that all your oil swishes to one side

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    Fixed.
    I just did an oil/oil filter change, now i can go round corners as fast as i please!

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