First time I've ever used Synthetic Oil (on my mechanic's recommendation), and my car is showing that I'm at 10% and the oil light in the dash remains on even several days after the oil change. Is this normal?
My car has 64000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.
Synthetic oil is primarily designed for high performance driving and high mileage driving, although it will not hurt your vehicle at all. The 10% dash light is an indicator that is measured by the amount of mileage in between oil changes. The mechanic may have simply just forgotten to reset the light which is usually done at each oil change. You can easily do this yourself by doing the following:
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