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Old 06-18-2006, 06:07 PM
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On the dip stick, about where do you want the oil line? My dip stick just has 2 holes in it at the bottum part. Im guessing you want it to be in between the two, correct? I just changed the oil and I put in about 3.4 quarts which is what the manual recommends...
 
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Old 06-18-2006, 06:50 PM
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between is good, a little higher won't really hurt
 
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Old 06-18-2006, 07:32 PM
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Yep, but just to add: overfilling is just as bad (if not worse) than underfilling because if you overfill a lot (nothing you're likely to do) your rods will act like egg beaters and aerate your oil and byebye motor.

But we're not talking about a little bit, this is if you add a FEW more quarts than specified, not just a little bit on the dipstick like you're talking, so don't be all paranoid LOL.
 
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Old 06-18-2006, 07:49 PM
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Thanks guys, yea i was asking because the dealership did my first oil change, and the oil line was way over the top dot.
 
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