Kia Forte: Warning lights / Engine Oil Pressure Warning Light

Kia Forte 2019-2023 (BD) Owners Manual / Features of your vehicle / Warning lights / Engine Oil Pressure Warning Light

This warning light illuminates:

If the engine oil pressure is low:

1.Drive carefully to the nearest safe location and stop your vehicle.

2.Turn the engine off and check the engine oil level (For more details, refer to the “Engine Oil” section in Chapter 8). If the level is low, add oil as required.

If the warning light remains on after adding oil or if oil is not available, have your vehicle inspected by an authorized Kia dealer as soon as possible.

CAUTION - Engine damage

If the engine is not stopped immediately after the engine oil pressure warning light is illuminated and stays on while the engine is running, serious engine damage may result.

CAUTION - Engine overheating

Do not continue driving with the engine overheated. Otherwise, the engine may be damaged.

If the warning light stays on while the engine is running, there may be serious engine damage. In this case,

1. Stop the vehicle as soon as it is safe to do so.

2. Turn off the engine and check the oil level. If the oil level is low, fill the engine oil to the proper level.

3. Start the engine again. If the warning light stays on after the engine is started, turn the engine off immediately. In this situation, have your vehicle inspected by an authorized Kia dealer.

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