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Old 07-19-2007, 08:53 PM   #1
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1. I bought a replacement Dipstick since mine was broken. Is there anything I should do with the replacement before I put it in ?

2. When I got new spark plugs yesterday my friend noted that My car was missing a bit. Now with the new plugs he says its gone. how much of a mileage difference should I see if any?

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1. Fondle it and talk dirty to it. It'll love you forever.

2. 2.55678%.

Seriously, it'* impossible to predict. How intermittent? Was it more than one cylinder? How do you normally drive? What octane? What plugs?

You tell us after the next couple tanks.
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There is something you should do anytime you replace a dipstick. Hold the two up together and ensure they are the same length. You want to make sure you don't over or underfill either trans or oil because you got a dipstick that wasn't the right length.

On number two...I'm predicting you'll lose mileage from the car running better and you getting on it more.
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