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Old 09-20-2011, 02:09 PM   #1
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e30 experts how do you know...

when the oil indicator light works? and does the oil indicator light turn on when the level is below the lowest line? or when the oil reads on the lowest line?
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Old 09-20-2011, 02:19 PM   #2
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the little oil can light indicates oil pressure...not oil levels.



if that lights up, shut down and get a towtruck.
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Old 09-20-2011, 02:24 PM   #3
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Oil level sensor that lights up on the overhead check panel is for oil level and mine lights up before the oil level gets to the minimum - say at the 25% point. It's finicky though.
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Old 09-20-2011, 03:14 PM   #4
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ok, so we have two lights. one in the dash and one in the overhead panel. Over head as indicated tells you when your level is low like 2 litres usually. the oil light in dash tells you pressure is low which is usually to late. Hence why they call it an idiot light. Because there is no indication of gradual oil pressure loss. It just comes on...so, like said; turn off car and call tow truck and cross fingers your motor isn`t toast.
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Old 09-20-2011, 05:11 PM   #5
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so which number on the fuse box is for the oil indicator light?
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Old 09-20-2011, 06:36 PM   #6
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Ok, this is retarded. Car:"duh e30" is your first mistake. 318i correct? You're taking advice based on a 325.

What are you actually trying to do? Turn the service indicator lights off (little LED's in the middle of the cluster **green-green-green-green-yellow-red**)? Or are we talking about the pressure light (rectangular back lit) that is along the bottom of the cluster?
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Old 09-20-2011, 09:36 PM   #7
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stfu idiot answer the question
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Old 09-20-2011, 10:25 PM   #8
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stfu idiot answer the question
You want a proper educated answer, you better begin by dropping the shitf uck attitude you got going on there champ.
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Old 09-21-2011, 07:04 PM   #9
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stfu idiot answer the question
Don't bother asking anyone on this website for help! Nobody here is helpful at all and they only want to make smart ass comments and pick on people with less knowledge and experience!

Here is a website where you can ask some really kind and always respectful E30 guys...

www.r3vlimited.com

I'm sure they will be more then happy to help. Good luck...
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Don't bother asking anyone on this website for help! Nobody here is helpful at all and they only want to make smart ass comments and pick on people with less knowledge and experience!

Here is a website where you can ask some really kind and always respectful E30 guys...

www.r3vlimited.com

I'm sure they will be more then happy to help. Good luck...
You`re right...and you`re wrong too! NOT everyone is like that on here and NOT everyone is helpful on R3v either.

Generally, a smart ass statement with lack of respect and snot nosed attitude will get you a smart ass answer. I am not defending anyone in particular here but there is good and bad in every bunch. all depends on how you decide to portray yourself and approach the situation. this could definitely result in how one gets treated. And perhaps the one requesting may want to examine how they want to be treated.
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Old 09-21-2011, 09:50 PM   #11
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You`re right...and you`re wrong too! NOT everyone is like that on here and NOT everyone is helpful on R3v either.

Generally, a smart ass statement with lack of respect and snot nosed attitude will get you a smart ass answer. I am not defending anyone in particular here but there is good and bad in every bunch. all depends on how you decide to portray yourself and approach the situation. this could definitely result in how one gets treated. And perhaps the one requesting may want to examine how they want to be treated.
My comment was total sarcasm.

I have asked so many questions on here and I always get an answer. I'm sure a lot of the stuff I was asking was common knowledge to a lot of people but I still got answers or was guided in the right direction.

The same may not be said about other forums especially if you start giving people attitude.
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Old 09-24-2011, 08:54 AM   #12
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Don't bother asking anyone on this website for help! Nobody here is helpful at all and they only want to make smart ass comments and pick on people with less knowledge and experience!

Here is a website where you can ask some really kind and always respectful E30 guys...

www.r3vlimited.com

I'm sure they will be more then happy to help. Good luck...
Good one...... LOL most excellant
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Old 09-24-2011, 09:24 AM   #13
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Old 09-20-2011, 10:00 PM   #14
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^^This is the guy who made me leave Bimmercruise to sell him a timing chain cover. He couldn't find the place... no wait, he couldn't figure out the brampton transit because he's from Vaughan so I had to drive up Queen St. to do this moron a favour. ****ing captain bus pass. Read your manual and figure out what fuse it is. Pulling fuses to turn idiot lights off... way to go!! Just put a piece of electrical tape over the light!!
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Old 09-20-2011, 10:46 PM   #15
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Lmao he was trying to help you man
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