Recent Topics
2019 Golf R
by wings&wheels - 10/22/19 06:47 AM
My latest battery load test
by Char Baby - 10/22/19 05:18 AM
MB Loctite 5970
by The Critic - 10/22/19 01:18 AM
Amazon Special on Lubegard LXE
by Marco620 - 10/21/19 11:42 PM
ATF Life in Sealed Bottle
by ZeeOSix - 10/21/19 11:34 PM
Pumpkin Pie
by kstanf150 - 10/21/19 11:18 PM
Delphi ecu and segment swap
by P10crew - 10/21/19 10:06 PM
Close Call!😨
by Mad_Hatter - 10/21/19 10:06 PM
12 bolt truck rear
by P10crew - 10/21/19 09:57 PM
More painful motorcycle hill climbing footage
by Reddy45 - 10/21/19 09:57 PM
Charging for parking
by madRiver - 10/21/19 08:59 PM
OxyClean car wash
by dawgn86 - 10/21/19 08:58 PM
Oil Catalogue Idea
by GaryPoe - 10/21/19 08:51 PM
Liqui Moly longtime vs 4605
by jkhawaii - 10/21/19 08:17 PM
Name a good alcohol wine/beverage for a beginner.
by Vern_in_IL - 10/21/19 07:06 PM
Pulling a bumper pull keystone outback
by ram_man - 10/21/19 06:54 PM
Another fuel mileage thread
by tiger862 - 10/21/19 06:54 PM
Winter Truck: RWD w/ locking diff OR 4x4 w/o locking diff
by PotatoFarmer77w - 10/21/19 05:36 PM
M1 ESP 0W30 (8200 km run for an 2018 VW Golf R)
by 21Rouge - 10/21/19 05:11 PM
Newest Members
TV_Viewer2, Finner, blimo, Haiducek, NoRegrets
69642 Registered Users
Who's Online Now
85 registered members (Aredeeem, alarmguy, Astro_Guy, AurionX2, aquariuscsm, AEHaas, 8 invisible), 1,324 guests, and 21 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Statistics
Most Online3,532
Jul 30th, 2019
Donate to BITOG
Print Thread
Hop To
Check your Oil (SMA YouTube Video) #5078923 04/18/19 02:37 PM
Joined: Jun 2003
Posts: 11,014
javacontour Offline OP
OP Offline
Joined: Jun 2003
Posts: 11,014
Check your oil.

Apparently, customer added 3 quarts of oil before it came in, and he added another quart.

Check your oil....

network down, IP packets delivered via UPS -BOFH
Re: Check your Oil (SMA YouTube Video) [Re: javacontour] #5079155 04/18/19 06:25 PM
Joined: Jun 2016
Posts: 4,672
oil_film_movies Offline
Joined: Jun 2016
Posts: 4,672
They had no "Oil Level" warning sensor dashboard light on the 2005 Subaru's. I noticed they do on 2017 models though. Nice to have !
Still, you'd think the owner might have seen an oil pressure low warning anyway.
I guess people figure, "It works until it don't."

Can 'o STP and it'll fix it right up. Git-r-done....
[Linked Image]

Re: Check your Oil (SMA YouTube Video) [Re: javacontour] #5079520 04/19/19 06:56 AM
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 14,665
supton Offline
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 14,665
I'm still surprised that oil level monitoring isn't a more common thing, especially since 1qt/1k is "ok" even with a motor that they recommend 10k OCI's on. smirk2 Just how much could it possible cost to check? Even if it was only valid before starting. shrug

But some people would just ignore that light too. There will always be someone showing that nothing is idiot proof.

2011 Toyota Camry, base, 2.5L/6MT, 193k, hers
2010 Toyota Tundra DC, 4.6L/6AT, 155k, ours
1999 Toyota Camry LE, 2.2L/4AT, 214k, his
Previous Thread
Next Thread

BOB IS THE OIL GUY® Powered by UBB.threads™