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Display and measurement of the engine oil level
Risk of engine damage due to inadequate lubrication.
Prerequisites for the oil-level gauge:
Selecting the Oil measurement function on the multi-function display
Example displays for oil level
Measured oil level
The oil level reading is shown on the segment display in the Oil measurement menu.
If the segments are filled in green up to the top line (illustration A), the oil level has reached the maximum mark.
The message "Oil level minimum reached" appears on the multi-function display.
If the bottom segment is red (illustration C), the oil level has dropped below the minimum mark.
The message "Oil level below minimum" appears on the multi-function display.
The difference between the minimum and maximum marks on the segment display is approx. 1.8 quarts (1.7 liters).
If the segments are shown in yellow up to the top edge (illustration D), this indicates that the maximum engine filling capacity has been exceeded. Exceeding the maximum capacity may result in blue smoke formation and cause longterm damage to the catalytic converters depending on the overfill quantity and various external influences.
If too much engine oil was added, the message "Oil level above maximum" appears on the multi-function display.