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Before I start, just to clarify this is regarding low oil warning, not oil pressure warning. It is the same light, difference is it comes on solid and stays on while there is low/no pressure. The low oil warning flashes the oil light for 30 seconds after starting and "oil lo" is displayed above the tripmeter/odo. The manual says the petrol owners don't get this feature

I got the low oil warning 3 times in a row the other day. First time was starting a warm engine in my driveway which is a slight up hill gradient (which is the same place it gets parked since the day I bought it). As soon as I saw it 50 meters down the road I pulled over, shut down and checked the oil level which was spot on the full mark, checked the scan gauge for any codes but it had no codes stored, I also checked the manual cause I didn't know what was going on with it flashing, which is when I found out all the info above. So after that I started up to continue my trip and it happened again straight away, I went to work and left the car for about 4 hours after double checking the level again. Then I got the low oil warning again when I started it to go home.

I'm using 10W-40 synthetic oil at the moment and a Ryco filter, the oil and filter gets changed every 5000km. Last oil change was about 2 months ago, and nothing has been changed since.

Anyone got any ideas or comments??
 

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I recall reading that the "lo oil" alert is displayed if the sensors indicated oil level is 15mm below "full".

I'd double check the level with the vehicle cold, sitting on level ground.

I've had mine in some pretty interesting predicaments and positions, and never received that message on the dash.
 

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I've had mine in some pretty interesting predicaments and positions, and never received that message on the dash.
According to the manual it will only come when you first start it, so unless you turned it off and tried to restart when you were in these predicaments it would come on.
 

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Same happened to my fathers car once and never again.



Before I start, just to clarify this is regarding low oil warning, not oil pressure warning. It is the same light, difference is it comes on solid and stays on while there is low/no pressure. The low oil warning flashes the oil light for 30 seconds after starting and "oil lo" is displayed above the tripmeter/odo. The manual says the petrol owners don't get this feature

I got the low oil warning 3 times in a row the other day. First time was starting a warm engine in my driveway which is a slight up hill gradient (which is the same place it gets parked since the day I bought it). As soon as I saw it 50 meters down the road I pulled over, shut down and checked the oil level which was spot on the full mark, checked the scan gauge for any codes but it had no codes stored, I also checked the manual cause I didn't know what was going on with it flashing, which is when I found out all the info above. So after that I started up to continue my trip and it happened again straight away, I went to work and left the car for about 4 hours after double checking the level again. Then I got the low oil warning again when tires sport cars I started it to go home.

I'm using 10W-40 synthetic oil at the moment and a Ryco filter, the oil and filter gets changed every 5000km. Last oil change was about 2 months ago, and nothing has been changed since.

Anyone got any ideas or comments??
 
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