We recently went on a highway road trip and on the way back we ran bone dry of oil. Nobody at toyota can tell me where the oil went or why the oil idiot light did not come on warning low on oil, any ideas?
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2007 Toyota Prius
Question: check oil light
Answer #1overbys from Overbys Inc, April 21, 2011, 12:41Master
something is wrong. if you had no oil at highway speeds, your engine would be ruined. so there was "some" oil still
there. nothing will every take the place of old fashioned
oil dipsticks; the oil level light is NOT to be trusted,
thus the name "idiot light." sounds like somebody somewhere
did not refill the correct amount of oil at the last service; if there is no leak, where did it go?? quite possible it was not ever there!