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As mentioned in comments above, it seems to be an indicator to check your oil status. The low level or low pressure indicators shows the oil can with a scale. The amber indicates low level/low pressure, the red one indicates critically low level/pressure. The "check oil" indicator, or service interval usually follows two rules: Mileage since last interval ...


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It can be the plastic cover under the car. I have a 2016 3.8 and it did the same thing and drove me crazy trying to figure it out. By accident, my dealer fixed a button screw that had popped out of a plastic cover underneath my car. When I left the dealer the ticking was gone. This morning it was cold and still gone. I always thought it was sort of a ...


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Just be careful about where it's placed. The usual position on the side of the engine means that, at the very least, you'll want to have parked it overnight and let everything cool and settle first, and still put a catch tray underneath just-in-case. If it's lower down, it might be prudent to empty all the oil out into a clean tray (5 litre capacity minimum) ...


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Just get rid, in an environmentally friendly way. My local tip takes used oil, they've a big tank you tip it into then a dumpster for the empty bottles, dirty rags etc. There's little practical you can put it towards where the suspended dirt or the carcinogen risk won't make it worth the saving vs a small bottle of cheap clean penetrating oil like 3-in-1. ...


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Regarding the follow-up comment above... any mechanic or service manager who tries to tell you "too much oil can't damage an engine" is trying to pull a fast one. Too high an oil level causes overpressure that can lead to all kinds of havoc such as blown or damaged oil seals just for starters, to say nothing of the other issues mentioned by others like the ...


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Hmm, I've known oil to go black very quickly in older diesels, but not for it to be essentially instant. The higher mileage of yours may be a factor, but unless they did it very quickly without letting the sump fully drain, I'd have expected to see some change. If you're super bothered, change it again yourself - catching what's in there already in a clean ...


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It probably wouldn't be too harmful, if it's just a bit of soot suspended in there, and diluting the dirty stuff would at least help reduce any ill effects. Even so, the carbon particles most likely still act as some kind of minor abrasive, and unless you're extremely cash-strapped, the difference between a partial top-up and a full drain and replace (which, ...


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This is a sensor to tell you it's time to change your oil. Some are triggered at 3000 miles, some at 5000, depends on the year. check your owner's manual to find out how to reset it. It usually involves a number of steps.


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The light has come on to indicate low oil pressure. You should get this checked by a good mechanic - not the same one you have already seen. Some cars will use a pressure gauge or led display to show oil level but most likely not a 2009 fiesta... I suggest you don’t drive it until the pressure has been checked - you can cause a lot of engine damage...


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