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It could be that the oil level was low before it went into storage. Upon sitting, the oil will have settled for a few % above low error. When driving the oil becomes distributed around moving parts and resulting in low oil alert. If the oil level drops again now you have added more oil, then suspect leak. If not, its just a very wierd coincidence.
The oil level is not going to decrease due to it sitting for six months unless a seal went bad. It would appear to me you have an oil leak somewhere. This doesn't mean you are going to have low oil tomorrow morning, but it does indicate you need to keep an eye on the oil situation. What you can do is to check the ground where you normally park your vehicle ...
10 litres of oil is an immense amount for the average car. The way I read your statement, your husband added 5+5 litres of oil to your car, without even previously removing the oil that was already in. Fisrt of all, find out how much oil your car actually needs. Then drain the engine and refill with the appropriate amount, as already stated. As in my view ...
You did not state make model and year of car. Most average cars hold somewhere between 4 and 6 liters of oil. 10 liters is overfilling the oil even if the engine was completely empty. Don't keep trying to start the car. Drain out the oil that is in the car. Fill the oil back up with the correct amount. Hope that the engine is not damaged.
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