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post #1 of (permalink) Old 05-27-2002, 11:09 AM
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Dip Stick

Dip stick tube broke off, got a new one from jeep dealer, dropped oil pan, banged out old piece, forced in new one, replaced the oil, put in dip stick and no oil on it....is the new one longer? need new stick? any comments will be appreciated,
74 cj5 304v8,
Thanks, Doug
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post #2 of (permalink) Old 05-28-2002, 05:22 PM
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Re: Dip Stick

I had the same problem with my 304 dipstick. Turned out to be that I had the tube inserted such that the dipstick was hitting the baffle in the oil pan. All I had to do was twist the tube a little and the dipstick cleared.
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