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My car ran low on oil(my own fault in not checking it) no leaks at all.. now it runs REALLY rough @ idle and while driving. I did put in 2 qts of oil, thought it would "fix" the problem... it didn't HELP ME Thanking you in advance I'm a female and scared to death to take it for repair...new to the area as well (Knoxville, Tn) Terry

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Hi, if your oil pressure light was not on more than a few seconds, the engine should not be damaged. If it was on longer than that, you may have damage. Running rough is not necessarily related, so you may want to check the items in my tips for rough idle. If you're not handy, you could still manage some of the basic inspection steps.

Please see my tip at http://www.fixya.com/cars/r7427423-fix_poor_idle_high_idle_stalling_fuel . These are generic instructions. If you get stuck or need specific instructions for your car, please get back to me with model, year and engine info.

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Testimonial: "Please contact me again if possible...your answer was helpful, but I think I left out a detail or two...sorry..PLEASE help me Thanks, Terry"

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    Jeffrey Turcotte Dec 29, 2010

    Hi, we can continue our conversation on this link.

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    Jeffrey Turcotte Dec 29, 2010

    Can you tell me if your engine light stays on?

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