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Old 26th March 2007, 19:08   #1
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Default Esteem engine oil : is 3.5ltrs alright?

According to manual engine oil capacity is 3.3ltrs but my mechanic poured 3.5ltrs in it. Will it be alright or shall i get .2ml out
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Old 26th March 2007, 23:39   #2
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relax bro no issues with 3.5ltrs ok?
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Will it be alright or shall i get .2ml out
Well, it would be darn tough to remove just 0.2ml. What you should be trying is to remove 0.2litre.

Jokes apart, as nitroxx said, there should not be any issues with that extra 0.2l inside. However if you are paranoid, you could use the dip stick to confirm whether the oil level is between the upper and lower limits marked on it.
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No issues with that extra 200ml....You can check the level with the dipstick...

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hmm thank you all for comments.. will check the dipstick tommorow
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Will the 200ml make any difference if I am shifting to Mobil 1 Synthetic oil along with a new oil filter?
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What is the esteem engine oil type anyways? Is it 15W 50 or 10W 40??
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What is the esteem engine oil type anyways? Is it 15W 50 or 10W 40??
15W40,20W40,20W50
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hmm thank you all for comments.. will check the dipstick tommorow
don't worry - 200ml extra will not do any harm.there is ample allowance in the sump to take in that much Extraaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
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Will the 200ml make any difference if I am shifting to Mobil 1 Synthetic oil along with a new oil filter?
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What is the esteem engine oil type anyways? Is it 15W 50 or 10W 40??
I don't think synthetic oil user should worry about the rating of the oil required.
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if you engine is healthy then there will be no problem , but if its an old engine which is past its prime condition, and if the compression is poor due to worn piston rings etc , putting extra oil may end up fouling the spark plugs.
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if you engine is healthy then there will be no problem , but if its an old engine which is past its prime condition, and if the compression is poor due to worn piston rings etc , putting extra oil may end up fouling the spark plugs.
That is certainly not true!

Best way to confirm oil level is to start the car and then check the dipstick. Level should be below maximum. If so, you're OK. It's not good to overfill to the extent of having the conrods 'slapping' the oil in the sump!
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Best way to confirm oil level is to start the car and then check the dipstick.
Why is the start needed?
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Why is the start needed?
Oil level seen on the dipstick will always be less with the engine running as there will be oil in all the lines and bearings.
The idea is to make sure that with engine running, the conrods do not 'slap' the crankcase oil!
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That is certainly not true!

Best way to confirm oil level is to start the car and then check the dipstick. Level should be below maximum. If so, you're OK. It's not good to overfill to the extent of having the conrods 'slapping' the oil in the sump!
firstly i am not listing methods of checking oil level.

secondly , i am talking from an experience that i have had .

lastly , if you start the engine and then check the dipstick the oil would have splattered all over the length of the dipstick, so you wont be able to tell correctly up to what level on the dip stick oil is there.
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I don't think synthetic oil user should worry about the rating of the oil required.
While Synths are no doubt good one should still respect the higher viscosity index since this is what matters when the engine is hot. If the spacifications call for SAE40 when hot I would be loathe to use a SAE30 oil, synth or not!
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