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Stupid question, but where should the oil be on a MCS dipstick.

In the user manual it shows a flat one, but we have an orange roundy type with a hatched area from the bottom to half way up the fat rounded bit...

Also if it had an oil service 500 miles ago, what colour would you expect the oil to be - black and smelly ??



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The colour of the oil looks fine, it soon discolours as it mixes with the old oil. The S oil dipstick is notorious for being difficult to read. The oil should be at the top of the hatched area. When it is at the bottom of the hatched area you need to add a liter. Not something I have ever had to do.
 

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THis is very helps mate, I feel confused for the dipstick level for a long time, now I understand, i bought a mini workshop manual, it just shows that the flat dipstick on cooper or one, but the orange ones really make confused......
 
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