What to do when engine shuts down from lack of oil

Asked by Feb 01, 2016 at 04:39 AM about the 2004 Cadillac SRX V6 RWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

What to do when engine shuts down from lack of

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Put oil on it & hopefully it will restart


If you were running with lack of oil and the motor stopped running, then the motor seized up and you would have to replace it.

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Try putting the oil in, not sure if there is a safety system on there or not, may have to pull the batter cable to reset the computer, or put a scanner on there to see if there are any codes.

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What to do? sell it and get a '70s Caddy- you can keep those running, no problem-

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