Oil help

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Kelly941
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Oil help

Post by Kelly941 » Sun Apr 30, 2017 11:21 am

Hi guys, I've got a 1.4i and for the past week the oil indicator has been flashing up but I've been cancelling it, checked yesterday and its now on 0%. My question is, can I just refill it or do I have to book it in and get them to do it instead?


Johny555
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Re: Oil help

Post by Johny555 » Sun Apr 30, 2017 12:01 pm

If you want to keep your warranty let them do it,


paul.cocallis
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Re: Oil help

Post by paul.cocallis » Sun Apr 30, 2017 2:41 pm

the oil indicator is telling you that the car is due its service. it does NOT measure how much oil is left in the engine


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Klesmy
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Re: Oil help

Post by Klesmy » Sun Apr 30, 2017 8:13 pm

If you want a warranty get VX to do oil change asap
MY15 1.4 na Red Sting. Team Hekos fitted


paulJ
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Re: Oil help

Post by paulJ » Wed May 03, 2017 12:51 am

Couple of things to point out here: first of all, as has already been mentioned, the oil life does not indicate how much oil
is available. To do this, you lift the bonnet and check the dipstick (I do it every couple of weeks, look at the other levels too).
When it comes to warranty continuity, as long as you buy the oil and filter from Vauxhall, prices are quite competitive, there's
no problem. Easytronic going great, no issues at this time.


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