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My truck has a message on the message board advising me my oil level is low and to stop my engine. I put enough oil in it now but the message still appears. What do I do to reset the message?

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This should reset on its own, theres a oil level sensor in the oil pan, this sounds like the level sensor is bad,you can also try to pull up message and hold the reset button, you may have to look in manualy to see the reset button,but it should reset after oil is full,also make sure you didnt over fill the oil.

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