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Hi there, just checked my oil level and it was a yellowy brown colour and covered the entire dipstick! its a 99 petrol (k series)

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Well one big problem with the dipstick housings for land rover is their size. They allow for a lot of condensation to form in the tube making it look like there is water in the crankcase. To make sure that this is all that is happening change your oil and make sure its not getting water in the crankcase. As far as condensation in the housing itself, every Land Rover if have seen has the same condition. The only way to be positive is to see how the oil looks in the pan itself and unfortunately every time you clean the dipstick it gets contaminated from the housing walls.

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