oil dip stick??

Bernie Benz b.benz at charter.net
Wed Sep 22 18:53:03 EDT 2004

Neither the dip stick nor any crankcase vacuum have anything to do with the
oil pressure warning light.  You're right, a new dip stick should come with
a new O-ring, or you could just buy the O-ring.


> From: Mark Novak <mnovak at fs.fed.us>
> I am wondering if I need to purchase a new oil dip stick to maintain vacuum
> so the oil warning light doesn't light up (it hasn't for a month now--after
> having done  few things recently).  But not so sure my present oil stick
> needs replacing.  My present dip stick has only one small black rubber O
> ring  near the top of where the dip stick drops into the tube-----It seems
> so easy to put in and out that I thought maybe a new one would feel more
> secure inside the tube.

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