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Quick question, oil pressure light is on when I turn on the car. The light turns off once I start the engine.

Reading the manual, it says oil should be added even if the light doesn't stay on when the engine starts (or needs an oil change I guess), but when I check the oil with the dip stick it shows full and the oil looks clean.
Something to be concerned about or is this normal?
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Quick question, oil pressure light is on when I turn on the car. The light turns off once I start the engine.

Reading the manual, it says oil should be added even if the light doesn't stay on when the engine starts (or needs an oil change I guess), but when I check the oil with the dip stick it shows full and the oil looks clean.
Something to be concerned about or is this normal?
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All cars will do that because the oil pressure is 0 until the engine spins and pressurizes it (unless you have a check valve or electric pump that can pressurize prior to cranking).
 

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All cars will do that because the oil pressure is 0 until the engine spins and pressurizes it (unless you have a check valve or electric pump that can pressurize prior to cranking).
That's what I figured but I thought I'd ask to make sure since the manual was unclear about it, because other than that, the oil looks and seems to read perfect on the stick.
 

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My anecdotal experience is that these cars just don't use oil between changes. Take that Porsche!
The 2GR-FE V6 in the Evora is a very mature design - first appeared in 2003 in Avalons. They're everywhere in a lot of applications from factory race cars (Super GT Corolla) to minivans, and are descended from the 1GR engine in trucks. I would estimate the total production run of 2GR-FEs at over 30 million units in a span of 15 years of (sometimes very hard) daily use. At this late date there are no surprises left.
 
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