2002 Nissan Sentra 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 26,000 miles
I am the person who asked about the fluids leaking because my son hit something in the road. I am trying to determine if it is safe to drive to a mechanic. I received an answer that it should be safe if we topped off the fluids.
I forgot to mention that when I first tried to check the engine oil level, the handle of the dip stick came off in my hand and while trying to retreive it with needle nose pliers, it fell down into the shaft. Needless to say, now I can't reach it. What do I do now? I know I can just add 3 quarts of oil and drive to mechanic, but does anyone know what I do about the " lost" dip stick? If it dropped all the way down, is it in the engine now? Can it stay there and just buy another dip stick to use from now on or does it need to come out and what does that entail?
I made a donation with my original question and got an answer from one of your pros. I hope the same man will see this additional question and get back to me. Thanks!
Sunday, November 15th, 2009 AT 9:54 AM