Can I drive to get an oil change?

Asked by Aug 20, 2016 at 11:58 AM about the 2006 Volvo S60 2.5T AWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

We experience a flooding. Idk how high the
water got. But, I was able to crank it. The
low oil pressure light is on. Can I drive it to
get an oil change ?

3 Answers

66,295

I wouldn't!! The light comes on when oil pressure is DANGEROUSLY low. Like 4 to 6 PSI. Normal oil pressure is like 30 PSI fully warmed up. HTH. -Jim

93,165

Do not drive, have it towed. If there is water in the oil due to a flood then I would recommend that you also change the fluids in transmission and differentials also. If there was any water inside the vehicle then you maybe in for electronic problems as time goes on.

46,425

DO NOT DRIVE IT OR RUN THE ENGINE!!!

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