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Old 08-02-2011, 09:41 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by Bullet Ride View Post
The correct amount of oil verified by you? If not, verify it yourself, maybe they put oil in the car while the front end was still jacked up. Another potential answer (although unlikely) is the dipstick was swapped with one that is slightly longer. Hopefully someone wasn't using conventional oil in it and neglecting oil changes because that could cause sludge build up in the oil pan not to mention the valvetrain.
no not verified by me, one of my regular customers called me today asking me questions pertaining to this issue, I also thought maybe the wrong dipstick, either way I would like to verify the car myself, and was looking for potential causes before the car comes in.

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