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Oil is all over compartment, is this due to dipstick broken?

My 97 audi a4 quattro has a dipstick that is broken. I am wanting to know if the oil will spew all over the place while driving, and while the dipstick is broken.

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    the dipstick is broken in the mechanism

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Depends how far up the break is!

Posted on May 31, 2009

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This depends how much has broken off. If its near the bottom when the oil moves about when braking and cornering ect oil will more than likely come out. Also the inside of the of the engine under the piston where the oil kept is under pressure from exhast gases pushing by the piston rings. this also might push oil out. again depending where your dip stick is brokern, the lower down the worst the propblem will be. If possible just cover the tip stick hole or stick somethink down the hole to seal it up for the time being. Hope this helps

Posted on May 31, 2009

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