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My daughter's 2007 Altima displayed a warning light "maintenance: engine oil". Is that for low oil pressure or a reminder to get an oil change? Many thanks!
 

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It's a reminder. The low pressure indicator is a red lamp (oilcan icon) in the cluster. The message on the LCD info display is strictly for maintenance. Here's how you reset it. The car in the vid is a '10, but it's the same procedure for '07~'12::
 

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Thank you very much! I've been reading that it could mean low oil pressure and to stop driving immediately. She was pretty worried and she's not near me at the moment. I really appreciate you answering this question so quickly. Larry
 

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You're most welcome. Some models do have warnings that show up in the info display, but it would say something like "Low Oil Pressure, Stop Engine". Messages that say "Maintenance" mean just that, you've reached maintenance mileage. Happy motoring!
 

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You're most welcome. Some models do have warnings that show up in the info display, but it would say something like "Low Oil Pressure, Stop Engine". Messages that say "Maintenance" mean just that, you've reached maintenance mileage. Happy motoring!
Thanks again but I'm confused because the message has the word maintenance in it but also the red oil can. Here's a photo. What do you think?
 

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Oil can yes, but not red. This is the low pressure light (not an Altima, but the lamp is the same, as is the overheat warning underneath it). It will be a lighted icon on the main dial face like these, not in the info display. If you flip the ignition on without starting the engine, the warning icons will all light up and you'll be able to see where they are.
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