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Oil does not register when running

Only when car is turned off .there seems to be to oil in there. it comes a 1/4 way up m/stick

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Fill the sump to the full mark on the dip stick and ensure that you keep it topped up to keep it there. 1/4 on the dip stick is not enough if you want to keep the engine in one piece.. For example there will be around 4 pints in the sump to the full mark and you are running on 1 pint. That means that the oil is getting super hot and oil pressure is suffering.

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