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best time to check oil

Discussion in '60-Series Wagons' started by surffj62, Aug 16, 2006.

  1. surffj62

    surffj62

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    What is the best way to check oil - hot, warm, cold etc. I am thinking 15 minutes or so after driving a few miles
     
  2. Poser

    Poser Oh...Durka Durka Durka. s-Moderator Supporting Vendor

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    Makes no difference.

    It is not going to expand so much as to give you an erroneous indication on the stick when it is hot.


    I check it before I start it up.


    Good luck!


    -Steve
     
  3. agent orange

    agent orange

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    If you check it before you start it up, there isnt any oil splashed up inside the dipstick tube to give you a funky reading.
     
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