Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: What does the Engine Oil Low – Add Oil message mean?

asked by on

What does the Engine Oil Low – Add Oil message mean?

A: The Engine Oil Low – Add Oil message will a...

The Engine Oil Low – Add Oil message will appear on your driver information center (DIC) when the oil level is too low in your engine. When more oil is added, this alert will no longer be displayed on the DIC.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: What do the safety belt reminder lights mean?

The safety belt reminder lights are on your instrument control panel, and alert you when you or the front passenger are not wearing a seatbelt. If the driver or the passenger is not wearing their seatbelt when the engine is...

Q: Can a faulty Pcv valve cause catalytic converter problem

As you may know, a faulty or clogged PCV valve may cause the engine to consume oil due to a lack pressure relief. This may eventually cause problems with the catalytic converter as well due to the car's inability to...

Q: Service engine light blinks after 60 miles per hour - 2003 Chevrolet S10

Hello. Since the Check Engine Light is coming on, I usually scan the computer for codes first to see what comes up. The codes may or may not help me to diagnose the problem. From what you are explaining, this...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...