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1996 Mitsubishi Mirage- oil leaking from dip-stick hole

Have a 1996 Mitsubishi Mirage. Oil leaks up the dip-stick hole.

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    Thank you very much! The solution was appropriate.
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    How can I locate the leak.

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How much oil do I put in my car 19 00 cc


1. Turn off engine ,
2. Take of oil cap on engine
3. Put in a little oil in oil filler hole of engine.
4. then pull out the oil dip stick from engine
5. and clean the dip stick on a rag.
6. Put dip stick back in engine
7. pull out again and check the level showing on the dip Stick
8. If level is too low on dip stick and is not at full level go back to step 1

These steps ensures you avoid over filling the engine with oil

Tip for beginners
The 4 litre oil bottle is way too much oil for an engine to handle.
If you have a full 4 litre oil plastic bottle square shape . hold the bottle on its side to pour the oil out slowly and smoothly.

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Overfilled oil in 1998 Mitsubishi Mirage


if this is engine oil just undo the engine drain plug you will obviously need a large flatish tray to catch it in ,if its the tranny same thing but let it all out and start again with fresh fluid check manual for quantity, the consequences can be quite damaging to the engine if driven and more so for the tranny so do before drivig again

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OIL LEAKING COMING OUT OF DIP STICK HOLE


sounds like you engine cant vent so its using the weakest point the dipstick, check your engines breathing system and the pcv valve it might be blocked, find it connected to the air filter housing with a hose , it should rattle when you shake it if not replace it.

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How do I top-up the transmition oil in my 1988 Mitsubishi Lancer. I can locate the dip-stick, but not the location for topping up the oil. Regards Ian


Use a funnel and put in the transmission oil through the transmission dipstick tube. Don't put too much. Insert transmission oil in increments just to be sure.

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Hi I've got 2door rav4 1995 model. Its got a dip stick at the bottom of the engine. I was wondering what is that for coz my rav4 is leaking oil and that dip stick is giving me low in oil. Hope you can...


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I have a 1998 mitsubishi eclipce rs. My oil dip stick keeps coming unpluged while driving what can couse this to happen.


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