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Checking oil level Nissan Qashqai 2007 - 2013 Diesel 2.0 DCi

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Nissan Qashqai 2007 - 2013  | 2.0 DCi Checking oil level

  • time 1 minute
  • difficulty 1
Locate the engine oil dipstick
The dipstick is integrated with the oil filler cap
Look at the end of the dipstick. The oil level should be comfortably between the maximum and minimum points. Reinsert the dipstick fully, and withdraw, checking the oil level again. Should the level be around the minimum mark or not showing, you need to top up
Carefully add the oil, and mop up any spills with a paper towel. Add about a cupful at a time and re-check the dipstick level. Add more oil if needed. Remember, it can take 30 seconds or so for the oil to work its way through the engine, so allow for this
Always replace the cap securely