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Too much oil...

In message <v01540b00b1359beaf2ae@[]> smarks@ns.net (Steven N. Marks) writes:

> Could someone provide me with the potential consequences of adding too much
> engine oil?  Specifically, could the oil cooler or oil cooler seals be
> affected?  Thank you for tolerating my ignorance.

Frothing in the crankcase and eventually piston slap, either against oil foam 
or against a wave.  Forces oil through into the combustion area - sudden and 
almost total loss of power, with a big smoke cloud.  When the revs drop, the 
engine piks up again.

 Phil Payne
 UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club