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Oil dipstick tube broke

I just bought a 2001 celica w/131k on it. changed the oil, then drove about 300 mi. went to check oil and dipstick tube broke. car is showing no oil. Is this possible? there is no oil under the hood or on driveway. I don't really want to add oil for fear of putting in too much. any advice would be helpful

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  • Calvin Hart
    Calvin Hart Feb 16, 2012

    Did the tube break off, or did it come out. there should be a rubber seal and a bracket for a bolt to go through if it just came out.

  • Jeremy W.
    Jeremy W. Feb 16, 2012

    How are you checking oil if it's broke?

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Look on dip stick you should see cross hatched area with add oil or oil full mark.if you wipe oil dip stick with a clean paper towel and dip stick look dry no sign of oil add little oil at a time see if oil level reach add oil mark or the full mark.if oil is low. low oil light will turn on if bulb is blowed but if dip stick look dry oil level could be low,add little bit at a time dont over fill.

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