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post #1 of 6 Old 06-03-2008, 07:01 PM Thread Starter
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Oil Overfill???

Well I just changed my oil....Drained it hot, went in for about an hour and piddled 'til the engine cooled off some.
Put ~2 qts in the filter..actually I spilled probably 1/4 qt on the damn floor...

Went up top and put in 3 gallons...so ~14 qts altogether, which is what I usually put in...I drove the truck around a while....

Checked the dipstick...and now it's magically above the crosshatch??? Smelled of it, no signs of diesel or anything....

ideas? have I lost my mind??

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Check your dipstick for a part number:

(quoted from PSD part numbers):
Dipstick part numbers: (If yours is stamped 1820068C1, REPLACE IT!, it reads 2 qts too low!!!)
(Ford) F4TZ-6750-E (F-Series)
(Navistar) 1824405C1

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Cool thanks alberta. I had read some before about dipsticks not reading correctly, but never got too deep into it because i never saw any part #'s, etc.

I'll hafta take a look and see

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No wonder that sonnuva gun showed overfull!
I got the 1820068C1!
Callin' my boys down at the ih house tomorrow.

Thanks again alberta

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No sweat man, I'm just glad it was something minor, especially after the suffering you had with your injectors.

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Oh Lord, let's not even talk about THAT again

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