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    Hi, Iíve searched for this but not found anything so apologies if it has come up already. My Q7 has started showing a reduce oil level message, though no oil has been added for some time. Is this just likely to be a fault with the sensor? Has anyone else had this issue? Thanks.
     
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    If you have milage and how you drive you may get a more informed reply. I used about 1lt in 7000 miles but I did short journey driven in quite a sympathetic manner.
     
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    I've seen this high oil level on a BMW, it could be the same in your case; if you do shorter trips with engine not getting fully up to heat and active dpf regens the change in diesel injection timing ( injecting diesel on exhaust stroke I think) can end up washing down cylinder walls into the sump and dilute oil and raising level.
     
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    Sorry I read it as reduced oil. A trip to the dealers me thinks.
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    Hi, I’ve searched for this but not found anything so apologies if it has come up already. My Q7 has started showing a reduce oil level message, though no oil has been added for some time. Is this just likely to be a fault with the sensor? Has anyone else had this issue? Thanks.
     
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    More common sense marques have an injector post engine to heat up the dpf .

    What we're the others thinking...

     
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    Had it on my SQ the other week. Did some searching and probably being caused by doing short runs - or not enough longer runs. I took mine out for an hour and the warning remained on, but when I got back in after an hour or 2 it went off and has not been on since. Mine's not had any oil in since new. Only done 8k miles though
     
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    Fuel dilution of oil reduces viscosity and accelerates engine wear, another good reason not to leave oil change services to 20,000 miles.
     
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    Iíve just started getting this warning. Will try and get a long run in this week to see if it goes away!
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    Quote Originally Posted by srbsq7 View Post
    Iíve just started getting this warning. Will try and get a long run in this week to see if it goes away!
    Had it on mine a few times. I reckon it's low usage, or seemed to be the case with mine. I have now swapped the SQ7 over to a Q8 3.0 and not had it on this one - yet!
     
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    Have you tried opening and closing the bonnet know it sounds daft but has worked sometimes there is a software upgrade also if you donít have a dipstick you can get them of amazon and not mega expensive always a good buy for piece of mind.


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