Bad oil change

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Bad oil change

Postby Alcar » Fri Oct 06, 2017 6:46 pm

Had Baron change oil on my 2014 mini cooper s unfortunately on my way home
I got a message that oil pressure was too low I turned off Roe onto 80th, pulled in to the first driveway turned around and tuned off the the engine as requested by the message. Called Baron they sent a flat bed and returned the car to the service dep.
Apparently something went wrong with the oil change, obviously. This was Thus 10/5 about 4:30 by the time it got back to Barons.
They think I will get it back by this sat. They 'say they just want to make sure all the oil is cleaned off and every thing is good.
My question is although I shut down the engine not 2 mi after the the low oil pressure warning message what damage if any has been done?
And how do I confirm that and what should I do if so? Any help would be appreciated.

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Re: Bad oil change

Postby DA MINI » Tue Oct 10, 2017 11:29 am

The problem is on record. Any future oil related failures should not be a problem for Baron to resolve.
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Re: Bad oil change

Postby Zackattack28 » Fri Oct 13, 2017 12:21 am

What Bob said. No reason to worry. They got ya covered.
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Re: Bad oil change

Postby Alcar » Sat Oct 14, 2017 3:58 pm

Thanks Bob and Zackattack for your encouraging words!
I picked it up a few days later, (didn't seal correctly) had lunch at Pagah's across the street.
Came out and it was leaking oil again! (crimp in the o ring).
Seems fixed now, I don't feel (at this time) there's been any long term damage done.
But as was pointed out there's a record. I may be a little paranoid I
lost a Honda Civic HB under very similar circumstances.
While a rather odd set of occurrences... I felt Baron would figure it out
and they were easy to deal with. So no harm no foul, stuff happens.


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