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Citroen C3: Indicators / Engine oil level indicator

(Depending on version.)

On versions fitted with an electric oil level indicator, the engine oil level status is displayed on the instrument panel for a few seconds upon switching the ignition on, after the servicing information.

Citroen C3. Engine oil level indicator The level read will only be correct if the vehicle is on level ground and the engine has been off for more than 30 minutes.

Oil level correct

This is indicated, depending on the instrument panel, by the display of "OIL OK" or by the message "Oil level correct".

Oil level incorrect

This is indicated, depending on the instrument panel, by the display of "OIL" or by the message "Oil level incorrect", accompanied by the lighting of the Service warning lamp and an audible signal.

If the low oil level is confirmed by a check using the dipstick, the level must be topped up to avoid damage to the engine.

For more information on Checking levels, refer 1 to the corresponding section.

Oil level indicator fault

This is indicated, depending on the instrument panel, by the display of "OIL_ _" or by the message "Oil level measurement invalid", accompanied by the lighting of the Service warning lamp and an audible signal. Contact a CITROËN dealer or a qualified workshop.

Citroen C3. Engine oil level indicator In the event of a fault with the electric indicator, the oil level is no longer monitored.

If the system is faulty, you must check the engine oil level using the manual dipstick located under the bonnet. For more information on Checking levels, refer to the corresponding section.

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