Honda Accord Problems

Check Engine Light Due to Low Engine Oil Level on Honda Accord

Problem Description and Possible Solution

Excessive oil consumption can cause a low oil level condition, which can result in illumination of the Check Engine Light.

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Honda Accord Vehicles With This Problem

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Average mileage: 131,643 (19,786–208,103)
Engines affected: 2.2L 4 Cylinder, 2.3L 4 Cylinder, 2.4L 4 Cylinder, 2.7L V6
9 model years affected: 1997, 1999, 2000, 2002, more2003, 2005, 2006, 2012, 2013
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All of a sudden the check engine light started coming on about 2,500 miles after each oil change, and I was told the oil level is low due to oil consumption. The low oil light never came on though. The dipstick shows the oil is certainly low.
Oil light comes on when stopped and rpm gets low , I can give it a little gas and oil light cuts off! Help me figure what it might be . Oil level is good, car runs fine!
my check engine light comes on around 2500m after an oil change after i add more or get it changed its fine until it starts to run low again
Almost 2500 miles after oil change my check engine light went on 200 miles later the oil light came on too
checked the fault codes p1259.
Check Engine light came on Saturday, knew I had last oil change about 3000 miles ago, and that it does use it up by that time. Went and got Oil changed, but Check Engine Light stayed on. Went to Dealer, they asked about the oil level, and reset the light. It stayed clear, and now I'll check my oil every 1000 to see how it does.
engine uses one quart of oil after 150 miles approx. PCV valve and hose ok, no obvious oil leaks and no smoke in the exhaust. Check Engine Light came on after oil was down to 2 quarts low. Reset Ck Engine light and added oil, light stayed off.
1999 accords seem to run through oil very fast. The oil light almost never seems to come on in most cases, but the check engine light with come on instead. The engine pressure gets low when the oil gets low. This can cause the engine light to display and The engine gives a code of p1259
I was running on a low engine oil for almost 10 days and initially it was just that wrench light and subsequently the Check engine light was on. I checked with the Honda dealership and they did a diagnostic scan and they figured out nothing major and it was due to low oil level. However, had I continued with the low oil for some more time, it would have been a major issue. They resent the codes without any additional cost.
car burning 1.5 quarts of oil in between oil changes.........waiting to see what dealer will do to correct.
Bought a vehicle from SJB Auto Sales, LLC that is registered in Tempe AZ (819 N College Ave Unit I127). The name of the person who sold me the car is Mohamed Yusuf (goes by Mike). Avoid this asshole and this company at all cost. The car happened to be a lemon.
Engine check light on while traveling on freeway. I checked engine oil level and found it is low and even below the minimum hole indicator. Add engine oil, then disconnect battery for 10 minutes and reconnect solves the problem.