Engine Oil Messages

CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON

When this message displays, it means that service is required for the vehicle. See your dealer.

See Maintenance Schedule and Engine Oil for more information.

When you reset the CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON message by clearing it from the display, you still must reset the engine oil life system separately. For more information on resetting the engine oil life system, see Engine Oil Life System.

ENGINE OIL LOW ADD OIL

If the vehicle has an oil level sensor, this message displays if the oil level in the vehicle is low. Check the oil level and correct it as necessary.

You may need to let the vehicle cool or warm up and cycle the ignition to be sure this message clears.

This message clears itself after 10 seconds, until the next ignition cycle. See Engine Oil for additional information.

OIL PRESSURE LOW STOP ENGINE

Notice: If you drive the vehicle while the engine oil pressure is low, severe engine damage may occur. If a low oil pressure warning appears on the instrument panel cluster and/or DIC, stop the vehicle as soon as possible. Do not drive the vehicle until the cause of the low oil pressure is corrected. See Engine Oil for more information.

This message displays when the vehicle's engine oil pressure is low.

The oil pressure light may also appear on the instrument panel cluster. See Engine Oil Pressure Light. See Engine Oil for more information.

Stop the vehicle immediately, as engine damage can result from driving a vehicle with low oil pressure. Have the vehicle serviced by your dealer as soon as possible when this message is displayed.

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