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I turned on my 02 6.0 2500hd chevy silverado this afternoon and let it idle. about 2min into the idle the truck started sputtering and died. What got me was the dash display light came on and said "check engine oil level". So i did and i was surpised to see that it was just over 1 quart low. Which got me again because i only have 500 miles on this oil change. I checked the coolant reservoir and it looked clear. What do you think?

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Did you check the oil level after the change, if not they may not have filled it properly, if it synthetic oil it may be burning it but not smoking. But for now add the oil it needs and it should start and run fine.

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