Symptoms of Low Engine Oil

 

When your car has the proper level of engine oil, it ensures the vehicle runs smoothly. However, when the engine oil level dips too low, it can affect the performance of the vehicle when traveling the roads of East Stroudsburg, Stroudsburg, Easton, Brodheadsville and Saylorsville.

Thankfully, there are some ways to spot low oil levels. The team at Ray Price Mazda has put together this convenient guide describing some things to look out for that are typically telltale signs that the oil is too low. If this is the case, it's time to pay our service center a visit. Here are some of the symptoms of low engine oil.

Oil Pressure Low Warning Light

This light, which is connected to a sensor, lets you know when the oil pressure level is low. The light is shaped like an oil lamp and typically lights up on the dashboard in a red hue. When this light turns on, visit our service center for assistance.

Loud Engine Sounds

Engine oil lubricates the moving parts of the engine, so your vehicle runs smoothly when on the open road. If the engine oil is low, that means the components of the engine aren't being properly lubricated. This can cause loud clanging or clunking sounds to come from the engine. If you notice these sounds, it might be because the oil levels are low.

To avoid damage to the engine, check the oil level and add more oil if necessary. If you don't carry any oil in your vehicle, our service center is here to help.

Burning Oil Smell

If there's a burning oil smell coming from inside the vehicle, pull over immediately and turn the car off. When engine oil is low, the last remaining bits of oil will start to burn, causing the unpleasant odor of burning oil.

This odor can mean the oil level is low, but it can also mean oil is leaking into the engine. After pulling over, give the car a chance to cool down for at least 10 minutes. Then, open the hood and check the oil level. If the oil level is low, call our service center.

Visit Our Service Center Today

Keep your car running smoothly with necessary vehicle maintenance. While our team can handle the symptoms of low engine oil, we also perform inspections, inspect the brakes, and repair engines.

Need an oil change? If you can't remember the last time you changed the oil or if you are due for an oil change, our service technicians will take care of it for you. If the oil isn't changed, it can cause engine issues over time. Leave all the vehicle maintenance to the professionals at our service center.

Schedule Service Today

If you suspect that your engine may have low oil or the oil warning light has turned on, don't hesitate to schedule service at Ray Price Mazda today.

We proudly serve drivers in East Stroudsburg, Stroudsburg, Easton, Brodheadsville and Saylorsville. For low oil or oil change services, visit our service center today!

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