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Re: Oil Level
Daniel Harman wrote:
> The oil level in my car is strange. After sitting overnight and cold, it is over
> the "must not add oil mark" on the dipstick. If I run it and check it, it is at
> normal level. The wierdest thing is that I just changed the oil and their are only
> 4 quarts (instead of 4.2) in their. Anybody know what is going on?
After you run it, are you waiting a few minutes for the oil to drain
back down? Are you using an anti-drainback oil filter? You might have a
leaky injector, which is diluting the oil after you shut down and making
the level appear higher, then the fuel evaporates after the car has
warmed up and the level looks lower again.
- Oil Level
- From: Daniel Harman <firstname.lastname@example.org>