Dash board oil level guage

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  1. Neckender

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    To day I gave our 2014 Peugeot Auto Sleeper an oil change getting ready for our trip to Benidorm next week, and since I've done the change only 1 segment of the digital oil level is reading. Before I did the oil change it was reading normal 5 segments, any Idea's

    John.
     
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    Mine is two bars out of alignment and I asked at a couple of garages and none of them had a clue as to how to fix it. I ended up trusting the dip stick. Sorry not much help to you but at least you know you are not alone in this one.
     
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    Yeah ares can read 3 to 5 but it's always the same on the dipstick, just another of those things to just take no notice of, always managed with a dipstick for fifty years so no difference now, one thing you could have done is move the sensor wherever it is and now it's got a loose connection
     
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    Mine reads 4 bars. With 5 bars it's over the max on the dipstick.
     
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    It'll set itself right in a while but as said rely on the dipstick only
     
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    While on the subject. My oil guage shows five ooooo like that, it originally showed as five black dots (ie filled in o's).
    Does this mean anything?
    I can't find any reference to it in what is known as the Fiat manual.
     
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    What does your dipstick tell you?
    On mine that would mean the oil was too low to register
     
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    Yet another manufacturer answering questions nobody asked. We have been checking the dipstick since year one but now it's ok to just look at the dash for the information. I had a VW Beetle without a fuel gauge and a dipstick in the fuel tank ( yes I am that old ). More things to go wrong! :mad: :LOL:
     
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    Probably the gauge reads by static pressure in a vertical pipe, and since draining the oil it has got air into the pipe.

    Peter
     
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    I agree and usually sorts itself out after a drive
     
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