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Dash light came on... decided to look at engine and check oil etc.. notice oil stains... anyone know what caused this?


Big issue? How much to fix?
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Which dash light came on, because that leak is not enough to cause any issues likely to put a warning light on?
 
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It was oil light.. when i checked oil level it was fine though.. just put a little more fresh stuff in just incase.
 

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If the dip-stick shows you have enough oil, then you have enough oil, regardless of what the warning light says.
But, if you have an oil warning light and oil level above the 'Min' mark, then that is cause for further investigation.
The minuscule leak you photographed, given the good dip-stick level, is not the cause of the warning light and needs further investigation.
Remember that 'Max' is just that, the maximum level, not the desired level - the nearer Minimum you run (all other things being equal) the less fuel and power you waste just stirring the oil in the sump.
 
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If it's the oil pressure light, that needs urgent investigation in case there is low pressure which could cause expensive engine damage. Hopefully, it's just a faulty switch.
 
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