Mechanics

HAVEN'T CHANGED OIL IN 9 MOS. TODAY CAR INFORMATION PANEL SAID LOW OIL PRESSURE TURN OFF ENGINE. HAD PLENTY OIL IN IT~NEEDED CHGED!

1997 Cadillac Deville • 164,000 miles

Due to losing my job haven't changed oil in 8~9 mos. But always kept check on it to make sure had plenty oil in it. Today information panel with lots of "dinging bells" said turn off engine~low oil pressure. We are changing the oil but is it ok to drive it 6 miles round trip to get the oil/filter etc? Of course I wouldn't hold it against ya's if something happened I just wanna know cause we had to drive it 6 miles after the bells & warning started. Thx <><
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B&S4Yeshua
February 12, 2012.




If I were you check the oil pressure with a mechanical gauge Could be the oil pressure switch-Do you hear any type of knocking noises both upper and lower part of the engine?

Tiny
Rasmataz
Feb 12, 2012.
Nah, No knocking noises. Whew! But went out today drove to the store 4 miles round trip from home and guess what. No bells ringing. No warnings on info panel dash. Wow, thx so much for ya's answer & God Bless <><
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Tiny
B&S4Yeshua
Feb 12, 2012.

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