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#2594842 - 04/09/12 07:48 PM Effects of engine overfill
penz08 Offline


Registered: 03/03/12
Posts: 53
Loc: new brunswick canada
What are the symptoms of an overfilled engine? Is overfiled by one quart will make my engine feel slugih?

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#2594849 - 04/09/12 07:55 PM Re: Effects of engine overfill [Re: penz08]
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Registered: 07/15/05
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Loc: Maricopa, AZ
You have some questions today don't you? One quart you probably will not notice a thing. If you over fill you sump too much you start to have a problem of your engine seals bursting off the engine because of too much pressure but I have never seen that I just read about it.
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#2594852 - 04/09/12 07:57 PM Re: Effects of engine overfill [Re: penz08]
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Depending on the design of the oil pan you could also get frothing as the crankshaft skims the top of the oil.
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#2594854 - 04/09/12 07:58 PM Re: Effects of engine overfill [Re: penz08]
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Registered: 01/27/12
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Loc: missouri
Sluggish performance would be the least of your worries. If its overfilled and contacts the piston rods, its will cause the oil to foam , and where theres air, theres no lubrication.

Every motor is different, I wouldnt risk it. Drain it or at least get a syphon pump.


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#2594855 - 04/09/12 07:59 PM Re: Effects of engine overfill [Re: dave1251]
penz08 Offline


Registered: 03/03/12
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Loc: new brunswick canada
Yes I do have a lot to ask! One time my engine was shaking so much, i had new plugs oe, i think the stupid mecanic overfilled by one quart, and i think its too much for a 1.6L.

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#2594860 - 04/09/12 08:01 PM Re: Effects of engine overfill [Re: penz08]
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Registered: 01/22/03
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It can cause aeration of oil, which can be bad. Pull dipstick after car is running and see if you see bubbles.

What percent is one quart of full oil change?
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#2594863 - 04/09/12 08:02 PM Re: Effects of engine overfill [Re: penz08]
A1BadPizzaGuy Offline


Registered: 02/06/12
Posts: 19
Loc: FL, United States
The worst thing I've actually seen is foaming the oil. But I've poured a quart of MMO on top of an already full sump, and when I drained the oil about 500 miles later, there was no foam.

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#2594867 - 04/09/12 08:04 PM Re: Effects of engine overfill [Re: Corvette Owner]
penz08 Offline


Registered: 03/03/12
Posts: 53
Loc: new brunswick canada
The max is 3.3L

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#2594872 - 04/09/12 08:05 PM Re: Effects of engine overfill [Re: penz08]
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Registered: 08/30/04
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Loc: Walnut Creek, CA
On a 2nd gen Prius, 1/4 qt will likely result in reduced fuel economy and oil pooled in the throttle body.

Larger amounts of overfill supposedly, according to a TSB, will result in a no-start.

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#2594874 - 04/09/12 08:06 PM Re: Effects of engine overfill [Re: penz08]
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Registered: 07/23/08
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Loc: new jersey
you will get lots of bubbles

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#2594877 - 04/09/12 08:09 PM Re: Effects of engine overfill [Re: penz08]
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Loc: Mn
Originally Posted By: penz08
The max is 3.3L


I wouldn't worry, I've overfilled mine by a quart and just let it burn off with no ill effect or blown seals.
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#2594878 - 04/09/12 08:10 PM Re: Effects of engine overfill [Re: The Critic]
penz08 Offline


Registered: 03/03/12
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Loc: new brunswick canada
Originally Posted By: The Critic
On a 2nd gen Prius, 1/4 qt will likely result in reduced fuel economy and oil pooled in the throttle body.

Larger amounts of overfill supposedly, according to a TSB, will result in a no-start.
wow, is it that bad? My car got a 1.6L , economical on gas, is smaller engine are more sensitive to overfill?

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#2594883 - 04/09/12 08:13 PM Re: Effects of engine overfill [Re: penz08]
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What car is this exactly?
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#2594896 - 04/09/12 08:22 PM Re: Effects of engine overfill [Re: penz08]
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Registered: 01/09/09
Posts: 1333
Loc: Ontario
I know a place that opened one drain plug on a 996 and not the other one, and then poured 10 liters of oil in it. It was smoking and leaking from a seal.
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#2594901 - 04/09/12 08:26 PM Re: Effects of engine overfill [Re: penz08]
Gene K Offline


Registered: 01/25/03
Posts: 3161
Loc: Decatur AL USA
It depends on exact engine design. On the roadcourse 2.0L DOHC Neon routinely ran 1 Qt Low to reduce the number of spun bearings caused by aeration of oil that occurred when the crank contacted oil. On the other hand Corvette LS1's routinely ran 1 qt overfilled to reduce the chance of uncovering the pickup in High-G, High-RPM Sweepers.
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