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Old 08-14-2017, 01:12 PM   #21
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I have an aftermarket dip stick and what I did was to score/scratch the dipstick with three lines: too low....too high and a middle line. Scored the dipstick with a file. Works for me.
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Old 08-14-2017, 01:36 PM   #22
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I just read it...
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I just read it...
Haha, me too. I keep it in the upper area, no need for anything special (and I would not put anything on the stick for fear of it coming off inside).
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How about cleaning the dipstick off and using a sharpie? You can use different colors, even!
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Have any other C5 owners had trouble reading the dipstick when the engine is hot?
No, just expect it to be a bit higher than cold. But check it on trips when filling up.
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