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The oil change light has just come on .IS this teh same as

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The oil change light has just come on .IS this teh same as top up your oil?
JA: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?
Customer: the word OIL and a symbol of a spanner
JA: What is the make/model/year of your car?
Customer: SUzuki Vitara S 2018. It ahs jsut assed the 18,000m mark and my friend says it comes on automatically at around that mileage andthe car is due a service
JA: Are you fixing your Vitara yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Im nt doing anything I am simply asking if what I am seeing is the same as I need to top up the oil
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Yes I need to drive 400 miles tomorrow can I do so dafely
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
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Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Am I likely to get an answer soon ?
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
This is a waste of money

Thank you for using JA. I am one of the experts.

If your car is due a service, most likely it has been pre-set to turn on when the service is due. Have you referred to the manual? I believe the oil warning means that your oil needs changing.

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Do am I ok to drive 250 miles tomorrow ?

You should be fine. I do recommend that you check your manual to double check what the 'OIL' warning means.

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Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I was querying what the car says -change your oil with a spanner symbol as opposed to the oil can symbol and whether they meant the same thing
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
The dashboard actually days “oil engine change “

That just means your engine oil needs changing which is pre-set by Suzuki themselves. You can still drive it but don't forget to take it for a service, something as simple as engine oil is very important in new engines.

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Ok thanks - I will book in a service as soon as I get back

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