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Old 01-21-2013, 07:53 AM
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Originally Posted by joegr View Post
This very same icon does come on red if there is no oil pressure.
Worst. design. ever! Something this important should have a warning sound and bright flashing light attached to it, like the low fuel light. Something you can see and hear from space would be good.

I see mine (yellow) almost every time I arrive home. I drive up a steep hill, then a steep driveway and park in the garage. Light is on after I shut down... I wait a few minutes, check the level, and it's usually OK. My car does use some oil so I just keep an eye on it.

I usually don't see the light when I'm roaming around the flat areas outside of where I live.
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