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[Filters & Oil] 2.0HDi Engine Oil Capacity - Display says nearly empy - Dipstick says too full ?
#1
Anyone done an Oil & Filter change recently, if so how much oil did you use?
According to what I've read, the official overall capacity is 4.5L including a filter but after pouring 5L in my dash display only has 2 full sections, meanwhile the dipstick is past the top marker. I did read on another forum that 5.5L may be needed, but am reluctant to overfill.

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#2
I think i would go with the dipstick reading - so long as you are on a flat level surface
2015 1.6 L1850 90ps In Artic Steel inc Look Pack and Lighting Pack.
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#3
Yeah, the dipstick seems to be the best option for future reference. After sitting for a while, the dash display now says full! The dipstick level is too high after 5L so I'll let some out and use it for top-up.
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#4
probably a float valve in the sump that gives the electronic reading - might be stuck closed with some gunk in it perhaps?
2015 1.6 L1850 90ps In Artic Steel inc Look Pack and Lighting Pack.
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#5
(01-09-2016, 04:03 PM)Tree Wrote:  probably a float valve in the sump that gives the electronic reading - might be stuck closed with some gunk in it perhaps?

I think it just takes a while to respond, the reading is now correct. One of those things to get used to.
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#6
4.5 LTS is spot on
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(01-09-2016, 05:02 PM)Johny555 Wrote:  4.5 LTS is spot on


In that case I'm 0.5L over, I'll drain some out tomorrow and keep it in case I need to top up later.

Many thanks.
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#8
Alloy or steel sump makes a difference 4.5ltr steel 4.2ltr aluminium sump. From min to max is 1.5ltr difference. Ours is an aluminum sump and it reads full on the dipstick with 4.5ltr so I wouldn't worry about a bit of overfill.
So where does this bit go then ?
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