CAR Oil dipstick

Oil dipstick: common defects and their signs

  1. Breakage of the plastic part.
    • This defect is noticeable visually: the handle tears off and the oil level dipstick stays in its place.
    • Traces of spilled oil are visible in the engine compartment.
    • Pressure level in the engine crankcase violates.
  2. Slipping of the dipstick tube in its seat.
    • Consumption of motor oil increased.
    • Oil traces can be seen under the car.
    • Dipstick tube changes its position.
  3. Breakage of the dipstick lower part. In this case one part of it will remain in the engine.

How to replace oil dipstick?

This part is not repairable, that is why it needs to be replaced if broken. It is strictly not recommended to restore operability of the dipstick handle by gluing it if it is torn off. If the metal part broke off and remained in the engine, it should be necessarily removed before installation of a new dipstick. For this you need to apply to a service station, where specialists will remove this part of the dipstick, using a special tool.

In case of dipstick tube breakdown it should be replaced. Replacement process can be slightly different for cars of various models, because location and construction of the tube also varies. Usually, it is located in a hard-to-reach place, and it is quite difficult to demount it without special skills. Moreover, a plastic tube can crumble and it will be very hard to remove its elements. That is why the process of component replacement should be entrusted to specialists of a service station.

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