THIS QUESTION IS ABOUT THE DIPSTICK IN A 4

  • Tiny
  • frank sikora
  • 1986 Jaguar XJ6
  • 80,000 miles

This question is about the dipstick in a 4.2 jag motor 258cuin, the prsent stick is 21an 3/4 inchlong has markings on tip 340/4.2 is this the right one, it says 5 qts of oil is overfull but the motor should take 2or3 qts more, does any body know? I was thinking of buying a used one that fit on line but I dont know if that would be good or not. Thanks for your help.

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Tuesday, January 1st, 2013 AT 2:40 AM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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Why not get a new one?

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Tuesday, January 1st, 2013 AT 2:51 AM
  • Tiny
  • frank sikora
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I tried to buy a new dipstick but the cost was $85. Plus tax a used one is 35 or less, thanks for not answering my question , I guess you dont know which dipstick to use, or if the one I have is right or wrong, thanks anways for your help.

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Tuesday, January 1st, 2013 AT 8:56 PM

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