[A4] Too much oil??
jp at tulane.edu
Mon Jan 12 11:58:11 EST 2004
>Now, on to oil. My car was running like poo and smelled like gas, so I
>started with the easy stuff. I check the oil and discovered I was
>hauling around about an extra 1.5L of it. WOW! I know that's bad.
>I don't remember why. Can anybody list off all the bad things that can
>happen so I can make sure my previously very trusty mechanic checks it
There's a thing in my owner's manual ('99 2.8) that says overfilling the
motor with oil may cause damage to the catalytic converter. Other than
that, nothing as far as I know, but that's not a whole lot ;)
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