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Oil change FAQs
Warning lamps: Engine oil
Here, you’ll find an overview of the warning displays related to engine oil – so you know what you have to do. Further information can also be found in your manual.
Yellow oil can symbol
This warning lamp indicates that the engine oil level is too low or that there is a problem with the engine oil system.
The engine oil level is too low.
Switch off the engine and check the oil level.
The engine oil system is faulty.
Visit a specialist and have the engine oil sensor checked.
Red oil can symbol
If this symbol is illuminated, the engine pressure is too low. In this case, you should:
- Switch off the engine and measure the oil level.
- Is the light still flashing? To avoid any damage, switch off the engine immediately and seek assistance from a professional.