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Old 06-04-2014, 07:44   #1
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Overfill oil

What is the effect of too much oil in the engine?
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Re: Overfill oil

If it is overfull to the point where the crankshaft is dipping into the oil it will probably spew oil out of the engine.
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If it is overfull to the point where the crankshaft is dipping into the oil it will probably spew oil out of the engine.
And when it get aspirated back into the air intake in sufficient quatity, you get a runaway engine.
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Re: Overfill oil

Overfilling can cause foaming and destroy the engine.
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Overfilling can cause foaming and destroy the engine.
Your oil pump is unable to pump foamy oil (can't pump air), hence it's the same effect as having no oil.
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Re: Overfill oil

Yeah, what they all said..
Did you do an oil change and forget to pump the old stuff out?

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