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Will the oil sensor switch shut the engine down

I have a 2004 buick the change oil light came on and the car shut down

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In my opinion, no. Now if you lose oil pressure, that's another issue.

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Well, yes and no.
If the red oil pressure light comes on, yes the engine could stop running. You could actually lose oil pressure, or the switch could fail.
A "change oil" notice would not cause the engine to stop.

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