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This is a discussion on Too much oil? within the General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents. forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; Just like the title says...is it bad for the engine/turbo/car to have too much oil in the car? (over the ...

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    Too much oil?

    Just like the title says...is it bad for the engine/turbo/car to have too much oil in the car? (over the "F" dot on the oil dipstick?)

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    how far over?!?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Drifting02WRX View Post
    how far over?!?

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    yup to much oil could blow a seal. why how many quarts of ail did you put in?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 4cyturbowrx View Post
    yup to much oil could blow a seal. why how many quarts of ail did you put in?

    not necessarily....
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    Say ...1/4 over the hole where the Full marker would be?? I dunno why but I ended up pouring a whole jug in (5qt) I think? I got distracted...and I'm kinda lazy to drain some of it back out...

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    Actually ...the oil just about lines up on the where the dipstick portion starts to curve (if you know what I mean)

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    DRAIN AND RlEFILL!!!!!!! holly balls meng!
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    its bad to have too much oil... try staying out of the high rpm's until u get it out
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    wow

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    if it was a gallon jug, then it was only 4qts... and it shouldnt be that high
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    eh...it was a 5qt jug. I use it on my prelude. My prelude takes 5 jugs...when I changed both the prelude and wrx yesterday..my mind automatically dumped the whole jug. ok...i just drained it out now and the oil level is a "tad" over the 2nd dot. is that better now? i feel better now.

    but here's another out of the blue question. is the coolant level (in the reservoir tank) suppose to fluctuate? like after i've driven...the level goes up...and when the car is cooled down (like overnight) the coolant level drops?

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    Quote Originally Posted by wrxnoobie02 View Post
    eh...it was a 5qt jug. I use it on my prelude. My prelude takes 5 jugs...when I changed both the prelude and wrx yesterday..my mind automatically dumped the whole jug. ok...i just drained it out now and the oil level is a "tad" over the 2nd dot. is that better now? i feel better now.

    but here's another out of the blue question. is the coolant level (in the reservoir tank) suppose to fluctuate? like after i've driven...the level goes up...and when the car is cooled down (like overnight) the coolant level drops?
    yes its normal
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    hmm... wish i had two wrx's like u

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