engine shut off after low oil pressure light came on

Asked by Jan 11, 2016 at 09:45 PM about the 2009 BMW X5 xDrive30i

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i have 09 X5 3.0 and message on the dash is said low oil pressure and I put oil in it then it said oil level ok, but after driving few miles message came back and car turned off. what just happend?

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Low oil level or low oil pressure? You seem to be using the terms interchangeably which they are not. If the oil PRESSURE is low and the oil LEVEL is good then you have a serious problem with your engine.

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