The oil warning light is for oil pressure, not oil level.
>>Sorry Brett, didn't mean to offend.
>Hey, no problem. I was in kind of a pissy mood that day-not your fault :)
>>I had heard good things, some not-so, on the Slick-50 thing. But I
>>thought I'd try it anyway, I was looking for the cold engine start
>>protection. If anyone has any info on it I'd like to hear it. Thanks.
>I'd like to hear as well people's opinions of Cast. Syntec. Keep my engine
>going when it gradually lost a _lot_ of oil over the course of 2-3 months
>for some reason. I made the fatal mistake of not checking the oil for a
>couple of months :( There was only enough oil to coat about a quarter of
>an inch of the tip of the dipstick. I quickly added about half a bottle of
>syntec and it's just below the middle mark, I'm going to check it today
>I learned a very important lesson today- cars do need oil in them :\
>What I'd like to know is why my oil warning light never went on-or does the
>oil have to go even farther down?
San Jose, California
'87 560 SL