oil dipstick ... 6.7

Discussion in '6.7L PowerStroke Engine & Drivetrain' started by Dean VanZile, Jun 22, 2021.

  1. Dean VanZile

    Dean VanZile SDD Junior Member

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    I can't seem too be able to get an accurate reading . i can leave the truck sit for a day an it is still very hard to figure out the oil level. it's always oil all over it. I supect it is picking up residual in the tube. I've tried to short stick it but still having problems. any tips , tricks , sug. would be app.
     
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    Dumb question, but are you taking the step of wiping it, putting it back in, then checking it? Can't say I've ever had a problem reading mine.
     
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    I was thinking the same thing. Mine reads pretty dang clear on the '14.
     
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    I agree, last time I changed my oil I felt as if I was guessing. I basically make sure I put in what the spec calls for . Then drive it for a day and add if needed. Last time I did had to add oil after driving it but being a qt or 2 low on these truck wont hurt in my option if you're going to check it very soon as it holds plenty of oil and its not sucking air at 1 qt low. Just saying
    its easier to read after it gets darker too. the new oil is hard to read as its so clear
     
  5. Dean VanZile

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    yes i wipe off 2 - 3 - 4 times. every time i pull the stick the yellow plastic end seems to have oil all over, no distinct oil level line
     

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