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Dipstick holder coming out

Tube the dipstick goes in keeps coming out of engine block

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You can prob see the bottom of the holder when it is out and if you also notice that the tube you are left holding has a slight flange on it for acctually clipping into/around the whole depenmding on the model of engine. but either way you should be able to adjust the bottom of the tube to fit more securley. if the tube is just straight and no flange/lip at the bottom of it then i would guess that you have snapped it and will find it really hard to replace?

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