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Check oil level on 26" snowblower

Owners manual has two different ways to check oil level, one with fill cap unscrewed, and one with fill cap screwed down tight. Which is correct?

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There is no difference. It just takes a little longer if you screw down the cap. If your level is correct screwing cap in should not change results more than about 1/16 of an inch. GOOD LUCK FRIEND.

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