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My car key is actually stuck in the ignition battery died out after some days after the car wouldn't start. While driving my car told me turn off the engine oil pressure low. but I didn't kept driving until it turned off its self. My car shook itself slow down and came to complete stop then I saw smoke. Is it repairable? It's a 2006 Buick Rainier used I'm the 4th owner. Do I buy a new battery and get oil added? I had it towed home dont know what to do with it.

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I'm not too sure if your vehicle does this, but some GM cars kill power to the electric fuel pump when the oil pressure drops below a certain level. Check in a dedicated service manual to see if yours has this correlation. I'm sure you have, but check your oil, also look to see if the pressure sender is plugged in properly. But first check the service manual to see about the fuel pump/oil pressure thing-a-ma-bob. Depending on how far you drove with no oil pressure will depend on how much if any damage occurred. You'll more than likely need to get it running and give a good listen to the engine to find out. Low oil pressure won't necessarily damage the engine. Try giving the battery a good charge first. Just because it went dead doesn't mean it's hopeless.

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    The smoke would indicate to me damage was done. – user31423 Jan 24 '19 at 22:00

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