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I have a 2000 vw beetle.  this morning the check engine light came on and i drove it about 60 miles today.  when i got home, i checked the oil, and it is EXTREMELY low on the dipstick.  i looked underneath the car and there was a trail of oil on the garage floor.  question: can i put oil in it to drive it tomorrow and monday i'm taking it to get serviced. if i add oil, will it be ok to drive and not harm my engine even though the check engine light is on?

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Yes you can add oil as you go. this will be fine. Just dont make a habit of it as you can never tell where your oil level is without looking at the dipstick.

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