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      10-25-2012, 08:11 PM   #1
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Dipstick Extractor

Okay so now I'm in the era of no dipstick and have always done my own oil with a dipstick oil extractor.

Does anybody know if you can still use one by syphoning through the oil fill hole?
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No dipstick

No dipstick you check your oil level thru the idrive
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Okay so now I'm in the era of no dipstick and have always done my own oil with a dipstick oil extractor.

Does anybody know if you can still use one by syphoning through the oil fill hole?
There is not a direct path from oil fill hole to the oil pan. So, no.

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Thanks. I was afraid of that.
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