Is the oil pressure light appearing on your Mitsubishi dashboard? Learn how to check the oil level of your engine oil on your Mitsubishi. Follow the procedures below.
This guide provides instructions on how to check the engine oil level on Mitsubishi vehicles such as Outlander, Mirage, Lancer, Eclipse, and other models. You should check your Mitsubishi engine oil level immediately if the oil warning light stays or you get the “Check oil level” message on the dashboard.
- Park the Mitsubishi on level ground.
- Turn off the engine and wait for at least five minutes.
- Pull the hood release under the dashboard. Open the hood. Locate the oil dipstick.
- Remove the dipstick and wipe it clean.
- Reinsert the oil dipstick making sure it is pushed all the way in. Wait a few seconds.
- Remove the oil dipstick and note the current oil level. The level should be between the min and max marks on the dipstick.
- If the level is below the min mark, add engine oil to bring the engine oil level between the max and min marks.
Check your Mitsubishi engine oil level every month. If the level is low, add the recommended Mitsubishi engine oil type printed on the oil cap and your owner’s manual.
Oil light warning
If the oil light on your Mitsubishi stays on, stop the car immediately and check the engine oil level. If the level is below the min, add engine oil.
Do not continue to drive your Mitsubishi if the oil light remains on.
How often should I add engine oil?
In a low-mileage Mitsubishi car or SUV, you should not have to add engine oil until your next oil change. On high mileage Mitsubishi vehicles, you may have to add 1 qt of oil every 1000 miles.
We hope you find the Mitsubishi Check Engine Oil Level guide helpful. Check these troubleshooting and repair guides for more help on your Mitsubishi.