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    i no this is gonna sound silly but how do i check my oil in my car i have a 05 elite direct 2.2i pre face im doing 100 miles aday but not sure if she needs oil sorry to ask such a silly question i no your all lol right about now

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    10-40 mate that means nothing to me sorry dude

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    have you tried reading the dipstick

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    yeh iv oulled it out but theres no writing or numbers on it?

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    there's a couple of markers at the bottom, the lowest is minimum & higher up is maximum, theres usually a litre of oil difference between min & max.

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    thanks dh.dti star

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    the best time to cheack is before iv used the car?

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    have you got a driving license? jeez m8. thought everyone knew how to check oil and water

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    Quote Originally Posted by jimmywhu View Post
    the best time to cheack is before iv used the car?
    Yup. Ideally do it either 1st thing in the morning, or failing that, give it perhaps 30 mins or so after using it to let the oil fully drain back into the sump.

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    have you got a driving license? jeez m8. thought everyone knew how to check oil and water
    Harsh, but true!

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