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After filling up the oil chamber and getting at the correct level. The oil light comes on a week or two later? What could be the problem. The car is a 1990-1991 Galant Viento.

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Check the viscosity of the oil yoy used.some old engines tend to do better on a thicker oil.

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There could be leakage or cyclinder bore has wornout. this reasons will consumes more oil alyasis

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mention it to the dealer when you take it in and they should be able to further diagnose.

BTW, what service is it going in for is oil service was performed 5000 miles ago?

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