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Could a 1996 Toyota Celica have permanent engine damage if it was driven for an unknown amount of time three qts low on oil?


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2015-07-15 21:19:09
2015-07-15 21:19:09

Yes, Driving a vehicle for any sustained period of time, Low on or Lacking oil Can cause severe engine damage, All engines can be damaged with insuffiecent lubrication as it increases friction and promotes rapid engine wear. As Long as you have added oil to the vehicle, and there is no knocking, smoking, tapping or otherwise unexpected operation, then it should be fine and may not have severe damage.

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