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Oil pressure switch keeps dying (97 Tercel). Help!

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The oil pressure switch keeps dying on my 97 Tercel (88K miles). The oil light came on, and the mechanics suggested and made repair. 40 miles later, the same thing happened, and a different mechanic also found a problem w/ the same switch. Now the oil light is back on (after another 20 miles), and I'm 95% sure it's the same switch.

Any thoughts on what could be causing this? I love this car and I want it to last forever without costing me an arm and a leg (or a new engine).

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This should not be happening, take the car back to the last mechanic and have them check it out. The mechanic can test the switch with an ohmmeter. Might be a loose connection, in replacing the switch the wiring is then fixed OK for a few miles.
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