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Old 09.04.2012, 19:22
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Re: Dip Stick Oil Level

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take to the nearest garage.
Being that the car is a 1997 Citroen, possibly the breakers yard is more appropriate
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Old 10.04.2012, 13:07
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Re: Dip Stick Oil Level

The reason I was so much in stress about asking this, and the other gas question was that when I left the garage, the mechanic did not seem 100% sure about what he was talking about. AND, an hour after I opened this thread I was set to drive to the South of France. I did not have the ability to take the car to the garage at this time, cause when I bought it, it was already the start of the holidays, and the garage I did take it to, although not really a true garage, they had no idea either. I did not want to add too much oil, and wanted to be sure that there was the right level.

I have had some good answers to questions in the past from Dodgy, Fatman, Big Blue and a couple others, so in doubt I used the forum. I have checked the oil before on atleast a 100 different models, and had never seen this before.

So I put on about 3000km since this last thread and the oil, although I actually haven't checked it since, or rather the car, performed strong. So the first few of you that responded thanks for the well, the commonality of many of you giving completely so different of answers, that I could see going with my first guess of it probably was full, just something holding the oil down on one side.

The mechanic did say that this often happens with Smart cars, but then again, I never checked the oil on one of those before.
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