Motor out of oil

Asked by Jan 23, 2016 at 07:11 PM about the 2001 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL1 Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Rock busted oil pan and oil drained out will the motor shut off before it blog's
up or will it shut off by sensors first?

3 Answers

79,165

Absolutely do not start it or drive it until there is oil in it or you will fry the engine.

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79,165

No the sensors will not shut it off.

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1,405

It will keep running until it Seizes up and that will be the end of your engine.

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