Oil warning light on Citroen Berlingo 2 what to do?

If you oil sight glass of your Citroen Berlingo 2 came on, it is very important to be concerned about this. It means a potential breakdown which can potentially damage your car very quickly and even put you in direct danger, so be careful and very reactive.
We want, in this article, to accompany you and help you so that you can see more clearly vis à vis this seer and thus find the solution without problem.

What does the oil sight glass look like?

At first, it is essential to know this indicator. He’s from Red color and symbolizes a small cruet with a drop on the right. Watch out for the red lights, this indicates that you will have to stop your Citroen Berlingo 2 as quickly as possible. To be sure it works, you’ll see it light up when you turn the ignition on. If it does not come on, your light is defective.
Do not confuse this indicator with the almost identical one but of yellow color. This one signals that you are probably low on oil.

What is the oil warning light for?

From now on, let us explain what it is for and why it is essential. Contrary to popular belief, it does not at all indicate the oil level in your Citroen Berlingo 2. It is there to signal an pressure drop of this engine oil, which can quickly damage and even destroy your engine. This is why as soon as it appears on your vehicle, you must stop your Citroen Berlingo 2.
Now we are going to explain the role of this oil in the engine. This works with a set of metal parts, which are constantly in contact and therefore deteriorate over time. The pressurized oil therefore ensures the lubrication of these parts to prevent them from getting damaged. Another function, it will also cool them because they heat up quickly when you ride. Finally, the oil also helps ensure a certain cleaning by removing dirt that can damage your engine.
You must therefore check that the engine oil pressure in your Citroen Berlingo 2 is permanently maintained at its recommended level. This represents 1 bar at standstill and approximately 5 bars at high speed. Logically, when the pressure remains below 1 bar, a sensor will detect it and turn on the famous light which should put the chip in your ear.

The faults which trigger the lighting of the oil warning light:

Three factors could trigger the lighting of this famous light. In the first place, the most plausible, if the oil pump malfunctions. It is no longer able to maintain the oil pressure in the engine. If this was the case, we recommend that you go to a garage because only a professional will be able to do this precise diagnosis on your Citroen Berlingo 2.
Second, if you run out of oil, it can drop the pressure. Same logic with low pressure on your Citroen Berlingo 2, you will see the red light appear. So you just need to add more oil. Last case, more rare, your faulty pressure sensor which is no longer able to determine the pressure correctly and therefore issues incorrect information. It is also essential, in this case, to call a professional because he has the pressure monitoring device and will therefore be able to make an accurate diagnosis of the situation.

Conclusion on the oil sight glass of your Citroen Berlingo 2:

So you now know what this LED is for and what failures it involves. We still insist on this point, be really cautious as soon as a red light comes on because you are really in danger.