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Topping off engine oil
Engine Oil Fire Hazard
Fire hazard if engine oil comes into contact with hot engine parts.
Hot Engine Parts
Risk of burns from hot parts in the engine compartment.
Engine Moving Parts
Hands, fingers, items of clothing (ties, sleeves, etc.), necklaces or long hair can be drawn in by moving parts, e.g. the engine-compartment blower, drive belt, etc., when working in the engine compartment.
The engine-compartment blower is mounted on the engine compartment lid.
After the engine is switched off, the engine compartment temperature is monitored for approx. 30 minutes.
During this period, and depending on temperature, the engine-compartment blower may continue to run or start to run.
Swallowing Engine Oil
Engine oil is hazardous to health. Engine oil can be deadly to children or pets if consumed.
Engine Oil Cancer Risk
Used engine oil contains chemicals that have caused cancer in laboratory animals.
The Check Engine warning light may light up if the cap of the oil filler opening is opened while the engine is running.