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Old 10-16-2004, 08:25 AM   #1 (permalink)
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HAi,,

I got a question regarding the oil indicator......

As i know it now it's half ...

But i notice just now....when starting the car the oil indicator shows full...and after about 15 minutes of driving it's back to its normal position..half.....

Is there anything wrong with my car?


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hehe, from darrussalam eh? arabic? so when u say oil u mean gas, right? lol

i honestly have no clue, but just to make that clear
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Originally posted by zeaq@Oct 16 2004, 07:25 AM
HAi,,

I got a question regarding the oil indicator......

As i know it now it's half ...

But i notice just now....when starting the car the oil indicator shows full...and after about 15 minutes of driving it's back to its normal position..half.....

Is there anything wrong with my car?



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I've had this problem back in June when I first drove my car off the dealers lot and filled the tank. Apparantly the problem was solved with STP Fuel Injection Cleaner. Wait until the fuel tank is empty then pour the entire bottle of Fuel Injection Cleaner in your tank an then fill your tank up with gas or oil or whatever you use in your country.
Drive around until your tank is empty again then re-fill it with gas or oil or whatever you use in your country and you're set!
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Old 10-16-2004, 10:19 AM   #4 (permalink)
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hehe, from darrussalam eh? arabic? so when u say oil u mean gas, right? lol

i honestly have no clue, but just to make that clear
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Yup..Sorry....I see U guys called it Gas...I not sure maybe i'll ask the Dealers Mechanics what is going on....But more opinion is welcome

BTW my country is not located in The Arab states...
It's in Asia...Near Malaysia,Indonesia...
My country use many Arabic wording..as part of the culture and a Muslim country...
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Old 10-16-2004, 10:22 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Originally posted by Delmarco+Oct 16 2004, 09:15 AM--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(Delmarco @ Oct 16 2004, 09:15 AM)</div><div class='quotemain'><!--QuoteBegin-zeaq@Oct 16 2004, 07:25 AM
HAi,,

I got a question regarding the oil indicator......

As i know it now it's half ...

But i notice just now....when starting the car the oil indicator* shows full...and after about 15 minutes of driving it's back to its normal position..half.....

Is there anything wrong with my car?



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I've had this problem back in June when I first drove my car off the dealers lot and filled the tank. Apparantly the problem was solved with STP Fuel Injection Cleaner. Wait until the fuel tank is empty then pour the entire bottle of Fuel Injection Cleaner in your tank an then fill your tank up with gas or oil or whatever you use in your country.
Drive around until your tank is empty again then re-fill it with gas or oil or whatever you use in your country and you're set!
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Delmacro,

Thanks........i'll try that....
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Normally the gauge reads empty until the car is started. It could be the fuel sending unit inside the tank.
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Old 10-16-2004, 10:39 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Normally the gauge reads empty until the car is started. It could be the fuel sending unit inside the tank.
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Oh..k...I get it...
.But ...Like Delmacro said use the Fuel Injection Cleaner...
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