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Dan, ASE Certified Technician
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Experience:  Auto Technician
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The oil light came on and it's full of oil. it looks like a

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The oil light came on and it's full of oil.
JA: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?
Customer: it looks like a orange tea pot that is luminated
JA: What is the model/year of your Subaru?
Customer: 2012 subaru outback
JA: Are you fixing your Outback yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I am and I am just trying to find the oil sending unit
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: That's it
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Subaru
Expert:  Dan replied 11 months ago.

Hello my name is***** am an ASE Master Technician and I am glad to help you out with your question.

Expert:  Dan replied 11 months ago.

There is an update to replace the oil level sensor, and to reflash the computer.

Expert:  Dan replied 11 months ago.

This is a common problem. I work at the dealer and have seen this many times. Just bring it in to the dealer and they will update the computer under warranty.

Expert:  Dan replied 11 months ago.

Please reply to this if you need more help and we can continue this conversation. If you are satisfied with my service, please rate at the top of the screen. Rating does not close out your question. Remember, sometimes it is difficult to completely diagnose your vehicle without being there, but I will try to give you the best answer I can. If I am not giving you 5 star service, please let me know what I missed.