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Oil light flickers on and off but oil levels are fine?

I have had my 98 Prelude for about two weeks. Never drove it fast or hard. About 3 days ago I hit it a bit against my cousins TSX. about 5 minutes after the oil light flickered on and I immediately parked the car and checked the oil (fine).

It hasn't come on since. Well yesterday I went to pick up my cousin from work about 30 min. away and it was fine the entire time on the highway until I pulled into the parking lot it started flickering. Again I checked the oil (fine).

As soon as I pull out of the parking lot it's gone. But when I get to my house it starts flickering again. Then I noticed if I give it some gas it goes away. I'm thinking faulty sensor or bad connection. Any ideas?

If I do regular city driving it wont come on at all. Any spirited driving BAM oil light!

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