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Overfilled engine oil symptoms and fixes

Overfilled engine oil Is overfilled engine oil a problem? Maybe. It depends on just how much oil you added. The problem of overfilled engine oil usually happens when you pour in the entire contents of a 5-quart jug of oil when the engine only requires 4.5 quarts. What happens when you overfill engine oil? Overfilling engine oil can causes oil foaming and engine overheating Too much oil in the crankcase causes the crankshaft to whip air into the oil, causing it to foam. Foam reduces oil pressure and doesn’t lubricate … Read More


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