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if too much oil...

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by linkfeeney, Jun 7, 2009.

  1. Jun 7, 2009 at 3:54 PM
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    linkfeeney

    linkfeeney [OP] Well-Known Member

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    If there too much oil in the engine... like a quarter inch on the dip stick....
    what would happen?:D
     
  2. Jun 7, 2009 at 3:56 PM
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    REVHARD25

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    i dont think it would hurt..but just drain it out a little..if it was really overfilled bad...it could blow the seals:eek:
     
  3. Jun 7, 2009 at 4:28 PM
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    linkfeeney

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    cool, then I guess i am ok then! Phew...
     
  4. Jun 7, 2009 at 6:56 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    getting there....
    you should be fine. the dipsticks arent totally foolproof anyway.
     
  5. Jun 9, 2009 at 12:55 PM
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    You're most likely ok, but too much oil in an engine can cause churning which leads to aeration, which leads to heat and inadequate lubrication.

    I knew being an engineer would pay off someday.
     
  6. Jun 9, 2009 at 1:02 PM
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