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Old 08-03-2011, 12:17 PM   #7
Boxer2
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Originally Posted by Bullet Ride View Post
If there was any substantial pressure in the crank case when the car was shut off (which seems unlikely) it would either seep past the rings or it would be released when the dip stick is pulled out.
I'm also thinking maybe the level was checked too soon after switch off so there would have been 'splash back' up the dipstick
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