Thread: Dipstick level
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Old 09-19-2019, 02:46 PM   #4
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Default Re: Dipstick level

Oil level is really subjective. It depends on the condition of the oilman, how much sludge is in it.

A normal oil change takes 4-4.5 qts. So you put in 3-3.5 its on the next oil change and mark the stick with a file notch. Add another qt and mark the stick again.

These engines only take 5 qts when the pan is removed and the dipper tray emptied and cleaned.
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