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Old 05-31-2006, 01:34 PM
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Speaking of the yellow oil can

I see it mentioned often however it seems not everyone is aware there are two varieties of this light.

Dripping can with wavy level below it= Low oil level(most likely a qt)

Dripping can with no wavy level below it means=LOW OIL PRESSURE


Not monitoring your oil level(which is absurdly EASY in the ())can result in as it is the lifeblood of your engine.


Also,keep a close eye on your coolant level to avoid further .
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Old 05-31-2006, 03:43 PM
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not so sure about that

as long as it's a yellow warning, not a red warning it's not that big of a deal

oil pressure should throw a red warning, I think you're mistaken there (don't have the manual in front of me though)
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Old 06-08-2006, 01:01 PM
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not so sure about that

as long as it's a yellow warning, not a red warning it's not that big of a deal

oil pressure should throw a red warning, I think you're mistaken there (don't have the manual in front of me though)

It's in your owners manual on page 144.

Serious stuff,mistake as a "low level" one and you can nuke your engine .
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Old 06-08-2006, 06:14 PM
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a yellow oil pressure warning??
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Old 06-08-2006, 06:48 PM
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Yes,I belive so.
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My yellow oil light was coming on intermittently this week... took it to the dealer. They checked the oil level and added a quart, no questions asked.
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