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Normally on my IS250 the low engine oil warning used come about 7-8000 miles after a service. But this time the warning came just within 2500 miles after the 70 K service on a relatively flat road.... did anyone here experience the same problem within 2500 miles after the service???? or is this something that i should be worried about?

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I think you need to check your dipstick to find if you really are low on oil or the sensor that suggests it is faulty.

If the level really is low, I would think you have something to worry about unless you have been really pushing the car to its maximum every day, every inch of the 2500 miles or using an entirely wrong type of oil.

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I think you need to check your dipstick to find if you really are low on oil or the sensor that suggests it is faulty. If the level really is low, I would think you have something to worry about unless you have been really pushing the car to its maximum every day, every inch of the 2500 miles or using an entirely wrong type of oil.

The oil level on the dip stick also appears to be alarmingly low and never pushed the car as I stick to the speed limits always. and there are no signs of leaks because i always park at the same place. and I always got the car serviced at the lexus dealership so I doubt if they used wrong type of oil, it might need to go in again for a check up.

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I think you need to check your dipstick to find if you really are low on oil or the sensor that suggests it is faulty. If the level really is low, I would think you have something to worry about unless you have been really pushing the car to its maximum every day, every inch of the 2500 miles or using an entirely wrong type of oil.

The oil level on the dip stick also appears to be alarmingly low and never pushed the car as I stick to the speed limits always. and there are no signs of leaks because i always park at the same place. and I always got the car serviced at the lexus dealership so I doubt if they used wrong type of oil, it might need to go in again for a check up.

I hope that there is nothing alarming (unbelievably expensive) wrong - but that would be very unusual. However, if you are followed by a blue haze from the exhaust that would be an alarming sign. Are you sure there is no sign of overheating or maybe loss of coolant?

The least expensive option is that the servicing workshop just failed to completely refill the oil when it was changed - simple human error. The only thing is that your oil level seems to have always dropped unusually fast - I would not expect to need oil (or at least no more than a very small top-up) in 8000 miles.

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I think you need to check your dipstick to find if you really are low on oil or the sensor that suggests it is faulty. If the level really is low, I would think you have something to worry about unless you have been really pushing the car to its maximum every day, every inch of the 2500 miles or using an entirely wrong type of oil.

The oil level on the dip stick also appears to be alarmingly low and never pushed the car as I stick to the speed limits always. and there are no signs of leaks because i always park at the same place. and I always got the car serviced at the lexus dealership so I doubt if they used wrong type of oil, it might need to go in again for a check up.

Or you could simply buy some of the correct type of oil, top it up to the correct level and then regularly check the level over the period up to when the next service is due.

At least then you will know whether it was a refill error by the dealer or you are losing the oil somewhere.

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I'd imagine it was an error at the service. They didn't put enough in so took a much shorter time to get to the warning level. Unless you are getting oil patches on the floor or blue smoke coming out of the exhaust you shouldn't have used 0.5 to 1 litre of oil in 2.5k miles.

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