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Old 05-09-2004, 02:48 AM
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I changed the oil in my FC and it only took 3 quarts? is this right?



The manuel says 4.7 quarts. rigt?



something Im missing?



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Old 05-09-2004, 03:07 AM
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not all the oil comes out. there is some left in the cooler etc. but I normaly but 4 in.
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Old 05-09-2004, 10:31 AM
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4.4 litres from one of those walmart castrol GTX jugs fits perfect in the car
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well I put in only 3 and it is full to the max.



removed only about 3 too.



oh well.



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Old 05-10-2004, 01:18 AM
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yeah, mine usually takes a little more than 4 when changing
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Old 05-10-2004, 02:35 AM
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****, i usually just put in 4 and a half... 3 is kinda odd. Did you jack your car up funny like when you drained your oil? My friend did that with his 240... jacked the car up on the opposite side of his drain plug (so his drain plug is lower than the rest of his car) when i saw what he was doing we got the car level and a bunch more came out.
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I have always got 5 in there, you changed the filter too?



I also crack open the filler cap while the oil is draining

and will punch a hole in the oil filter so that drains out

a bit before making a mess on the engine
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Old 05-10-2004, 02:38 PM
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i am ussually able to fit 5 quarts in there off of one of those big jugs of oil.
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Originally Posted by RevRex-7' date='May 9 2004, 03:48 AM
I changed the oil in my FC and it only took 3 quarts? is this right?



The manuel says 4.7 quarts. rigt?



something Im missing?



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add 2 more Quarts I can usualy fit 5 in



yes the manual says 4.7 Quarts
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Old 05-11-2004, 02:30 AM
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Originally Posted by Nan da yo!' date='May 9 2004, 11:35 PM
****, i usually just put in 4 and a half... 3 is kinda odd. Did you jack your car up funny like when you drained your oil? My friend did that with his 240... jacked the car up on the opposite side of his drain plug (so his drain plug is lower than the rest of his car) when i saw what he was doing we got the car level and a bunch more came out.
No I left it sit on level ground until it drained everything in the oil pan. The thing was that only about 3 quarts came out of the drain.



I waited about 4 hours after I parked the car to remove the oil.



how long did you guys wait?



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