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Subaru Legacy oil press light on. checked oil, it was down,

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Subaru Legacy oil press...

Subaru Legacy oil press light on. checked oil, it was down, added oil, good level now, light still on.

Mechanic's Assistant: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?

Dash warning light little oil can with drip over wavy line color yellow.

Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your Legacy?

2011

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Legacy yourself? What have you tried so far?

Checked oil, added oil.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Does light stay on once it comes on and need a reset by diagnostic tool port or should it have gone off when oil level was brought to normal.

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Subaru
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Subaru Mechanic: Ron Z., - Subaru Tech - replied 4 months ago
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Hi! Welcome to JustAnswer. Thanks for coming! I'm Ron and I'll be working with you on your question today.

-Does your vehicle have the 4-cylinder or the 6-cylinder engine?

-Are there any unusual engine noises like ticking or knocking?

-Roughly how many miles are on your vehicle?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
4 cyl. no knock. no sweat light reset after a couple minits. thanks.
Subaru Mechanic: Ron Z., - Subaru Tech - replied 3 months ago

Glad to hear everything worked out for you! Happy Holidays!

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