Buick Regal: Engine Oil Messages - Vehicle Messages - Instruments and Controls - Buick Regal Owners ManualBuick Regal: Engine Oil Messages

CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON

This message displays when the engine oil needs to be changed.

When you change the engine oil, be sure to reset the Oil Life System.

See Engine Oil Life System  and Driver Information Center (DIC)  for information on how to reset the system. See Engine Oil  and Scheduled Maintenance  for more information.

ENGINE OIL HOT, IDLE ENGINE

This message displays when the engine oil temperature is too hot.

Stop and allow the vehicle to idle until it cools down.

ENGINE OIL LOW — ADD OIL

This message displays when the engine oil level is too low. Check the oil level. See Engine Oil .

OIL PRESSURE LOW — STOP ENGINE

This message displays if low oil pressure levels occur. Stop the vehicle as soon as safely possible and do not operate it until the cause of the low oil pressure has been corrected. Check the oil as soon as possible and have the vehicle serviced by your dealer.

    Engine Cooling System Messages
    A/C OFF DUE TO HIGH ENGINE TEMP This message displays when the engine coolant becomes hotter than the normal operating temperature. To avoid added strain on a hot engine, the air conditioning compre ...

    Engine Power Messages
    ENGINE POWER IS REDUCED This message displays when the vehicle's engine power is reduced. Reduced engine power can affect the vehicle's ability to accelerate. If this message is on, but there is no ...

    See also:

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    Service
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    Key lock-in prevention function
    This function prevents the doors from being locked with the key still in the ignition switch. ...