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Old 06-15-2012, 11:07 AM   #1
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Unhappy Over filled oil!

Hi checked the spec for the type of oil required for my chevy spark. and topped up, but when i rechecked the dip stick it is about 1-2cm above the top hole which indecates the min and max levels, I am new to driving and this is my first car, do i need to drain some off and how do i locate the plug to do this? by the way I am a lady driver.
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Old 07-01-2012, 08:58 PM   #2
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I overfilled mine by about the same amount :-( As I do a lot of M-way miles I left it and the level has slowly dropped over the miles. One way of siphoning out the oil is to feed some windscreen washer tubing down the dipstick hole and use a syringe to remove the excess. Bit time consuming but you dont have to crawl underneath, remove the drain plug and get oil everywhere. Hope this helps.
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i'd run it and pay attention to the oil. make sure there is not any leaks. if there is, let it leak enough that it doesn't show overfilled then take it to the dealer for warranty work.
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