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I gather from reading this that your dipstick has broken off and is still partway stuck in the tube and you cannot get it out or put a new one in? IF that is the problem, you can unhook the tube from the spot that it connects to the engine and slide the old stick out, put the tube back on and put the new dipstick back on it. There may be a bracket holding the tube in place that you have to loosen or remove. To remove the tube just pull it straight out.

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