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Had a small accident topping up my oil. I think I put about 1/2 liter to much oil in my car. Is this a problem? More so I do want to remove it and I was hoping to use an oil evacuation pump and put the suction line down the oil filter tube. Has anyone here done this? I know I cant go down the oil filler tube. I can but don't want to drain it through the drain plug unless absolutely my only choice.

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3 hours ago, Porsche0911 said:

Had a small accident topping up my oil. I think I put about 1/2 liter to much oil in my car. Is this a problem? More so I do want to remove it and I was hoping to use an oil evacuation pump and put the suction line down the oil filter tube. Has anyone here done this? I know I cant go down the oil filler tube. I can but don't want to drain it through the drain plug unless absolutely my only choice.

 

Welcome to RennTech :welcomeani:

A word of caution about trying to siphone oil out of these engines: Don’t.  There are multiple sharp edges that can snag a siphon line, requiring you to pull the sump cover to get it out before it becomes snared in moving parts.

 

Pull your oil filter and replace it with a new one, that will drop the oil about 1/2 L.

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Don't you just love these dipstick-less cars designed for millennials?

 

On my first oil change, I over-filled it by 1.25 liters all due to the fact I did not fully understand the Oil Measurement Display.

I thought the MAX level was at the top of the bar, which it isn't. The MAX level is shown in A below.

Anyway, I just drained it and the level is at MAX.

I also would not use a vacuum pump for the reasons mentioned.

 

 

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I have had this show up my both my CGTS and GT4. Much ado about nothing as far as I can tell. I have drained oil off by loosening the filter, or just let it go. Done several track weekends with the alert notice on. Problem is not simply overfilling, but under-draining by the car, imho.


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