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Postby Daftpunk » 01 Dec 2019, 05:33

Hi, call me the village idiot, but I went to check the oil in my 1989 T25 but couldn't because of the position of the engine, there was not enough space between the dipstick and the back of the van to pull the dipstick fully out. any ideas?
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Re: dipstick

Postby Swebby » 01 Dec 2019, 07:44

Opened the flap?

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Re: dipstick

Postby Aidan » 01 Dec 2019, 10:02

what engine have you got ?
All original engines the dipstick is accessed through the flap behind the numberplate
if you can't get at it this way then assume it's a non original engine and you will have to access via the engine hatch, or it's some sort of bodge-up on an original engine
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Re: dipstick

Postby itchyfeet » 01 Dec 2019, 11:43

seen dipsticks installed incorrectly or bent.

As said what engine?
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Re: dipstick

Postby Daftpunk » 01 Dec 2019, 13:04

It’s a 1.9 Petrol. I didn’t know there was a flap by the number plate, thanks I’ll check it out.
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Re: dipstick

Postby Swebby » 01 Dec 2019, 13:05

Check your coolant level whilst you are there.

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Re: dipstick

Postby Daftpunk » 01 Dec 2019, 13:09

Yes I am the village idiot, I found the flap behind the number plate.
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Re: dipstick

Postby itchyfeet » 01 Dec 2019, 15:01

Daftpunk wrote:Yes I am the village idiot, I found the flap behind the number plate.



:rofl

Best check your hydraulic fluid and screen wash too.
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Postby Swebby » 01 Dec 2019, 15:04

Which of course are well hidden in other areas of the van!

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