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2005 s55 purchased car today drove 15 miles and car shut off

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2005 s55 purchased car today drove 15 miles and car shut off
noticed a oil line was off so I added 5 quarts of oil
drove another 20 mins shut off and dash stated Engine oil level, stop engine off
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.

Hi, I' m Chad. Welcome to JustAnswer. I' m reviewing your question now, and I will be post back with your reply ASAP

Can you send me a picture of the oil line that was off is it still off now ?

cause you said you add 5 quarts and now oil level is on

definitely stop driving it , u don want to ruin that engine

Please let me know

Thank You

Chad Farhat ( aka -Customer)

ASE Certified Tech

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'm home and car is getting towed
the hose was the line that goes top of the oil filter to oil pan
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
would 2-3 quarts make that light come on again and shut off
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.

yes it would ,

as long as you did not drive on it with the oil level on, a good distance , replacing that line ,you should be ok , did it smoke any , have you noticed ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
tighten line and the car shut off like i said earlier after 20 mins
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
this was a complete waste
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.

you asked your question : would 2-3 quarts make light come on and shut off ? and i answered you

sorry you feel it is waste of time , but that was your question and it was answered

do you have another question ?