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Dipstick Problem

DCiAdmin

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#9
Herself wants to know how to keep the dipstick clean.

She said every time time she pulls it out it's covered in oil, and she has to wipe it clean before she can use it.
I've fixed this same issue 3 times. Just stop putting oil in the vehicle. Sooner or later all of that nasty dirty stuff will be gone and the dipstick will be clean. I'm just not sure why my cars often quit running shortly after the dipstick has cleaned up. :whistle:
 

Cameldung

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#10
I've fixed this same issue 3 times. Just stop putting oil in the vehicle. Sooner or later all of that nasty dirty stuff will be gone and the dipstick will be clean. I'm just not sure why my cars often quit running shortly after the dipstick has cleaned up. :whistle:
Yes, and another way is to cut the bottom 6 inches off it, have you noticed the top never gets dirty?
 

LoneWolf_53

Cap'n Crunch
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#11
I've fixed this same issue 3 times. Just stop putting oil in the vehicle. Sooner or later all of that nasty dirty stuff will be gone and the dipstick will be clean. I'm just not sure why my cars often quit running shortly after the dipstick has cleaned up. :whistle:
Huh? I thought you said you divorced the dipstick? :D
 

DCiAdmin

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#12
Huh? I thought you said you divorced the dipstick? :D
I did, but honestly thinking back now, I think Cameldung's suggestion of cutting the bottom 6 inches off would have fixed the trouble too ;)