Engine oil level indicator

Citroen C3 / Citroen C3 Owner's Manual / Instruments and controls / Petrol - diesel manual or automatic gearbox instrument panels / Engine oil level indicator

System which informs the driver whether the engine oil level is correct or not.

This information is indicated for a few

This information is indicated for a few seconds when the ignition is switched on, after the service information.

The level read will only be correct if the vehicle is on level ground and the engine has been off for more than 15 minutes.

Oil level correct

Lack of oil

Lack of oil

This is indicated by the fl ashing of

This is indicated by the fl ashing of "OIL" , linked with the service warning lamp, accompanied by an audible signal and a message on the multifunction screen.

If the lack of oil is confi rmed by a check using the dipstick, it is essential that the level is topped up to prevent damage to the engine.

Oil level indicator fault

This is indicated by the fl ashing of "OIL--" . Consult a CITROËN dealer.

Dipstick

Refer to the "Checks" section to locate the dipstick and the oil fi ller cap on your engine.

There are 2 marks on the

There are 2 marks on the dipstick:

  • - A = max; never exceed this level (risk of damage to the engine),
  • - B = min; top up the level via the oil fi ller cap, using the grade of oil suited to your engine.
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