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Old February 7th, 2005, 12:56 PM
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Overfilling engine oil

There's a warning on the oil dipstick not to overfill. But what could happen if you did...?
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Old February 7th, 2005, 12:59 PM
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I think you could blow out some seals or gaskets...
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Old February 7th, 2005, 02:17 PM
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All depends on how far you overfill. If you get it high enough that the crank is dipping into it, you'll be churning a nice froth in the pan and eating up a lot of power. At high RPM, it may overstress the main bearings.

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