Monthly Archives: January 2023

5 Things to Know About the Oil Drip Light

5 Things to Know About the Oil Drip Light

Understanding your vehicle’s warning lights is an important part of vehicle ownership. For instance, it can help you avoid stress and panic when your oil warning light comes on. That is why the team at Carlsbad Auto Service is here to explain what your oil drip warning light may mean and some of its common misconceptions. Read on to learn more.  Fact #1: It Is Not the Same Thing As Your Oil Change Service Reminder Most vehicles nowadays keep count of the number of days since your last oil change and keep track of your oil levels. A light or message may give you a friendly reminder to take your car in for service. While this maintenance reminder is self-explanatory, it should not be confused with the oil warning light. The warning will appear as a red oil can symbol with dripping oil, and it means your oil pressure has dropped. Fact #2: The Oil Warning Light Means Low Oil Pressure Oil pressure is important for your engine. When this light comes on, it means it is at an u ... read more

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