This depends on what car you are talking about. If you have an e36 M3 there is a bolt about halfway down the dipstick tube that needs to be loosened ( I believe it is a 10mm). Once this is loosened you have a good time to replace the o-ring on the bottom of the tube and you can reposition in the sump from the bottom of the vehicle. Now, while pulling down on the tube from the bottom of the car have a buddy tighten the bolt from the top or find a way to get your arm up to that bolt and tighten it. .
Your sump pump should have come with an installation guide or CD. If not, contact the manufacturer. Every sump pump is installed differently so you want to make sure you know how to install the sump pump you purchased.
To change oil.Put a tray under sump. Remove sump plug bolt.Wait for oil to drain into tray. (5 min).Replace sump plug bolt - Not too tight! Not too loose!Fill oil into hole marked oil.Approximately 3 litres to start-depending on car.Check dipstick-dipstick.From Jeff in Oz.
pressure in the sump caused by engine breather pipe being restricted or blocked is one cause for oil coming up through the dipstick hole
By turning round and swimming back the way they came! They do however use a guide-line secured at the entrance to the "sump" (water-filled passage) and unwound from a carried reel. That's vital because swimming through the sump can disturb silt that destroys the visibility.
The sump nut is on the sump or oil pan of your VW. if you jack up your car and climb underneath it from the front you'll see the sump nut on the lowest point of the engine pointing towards the back of the car and slightly down. Don't undo the sump nut/ plug with the engine warm/hot, the oil in the sump will also be hot and can scold you.
At the back of the sump, on the left hand side (looking forward)
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can you see any of the stick? or is it down inside the tube? dave email@example.com Drain oil, remove lower sump pan,drift out broken dipstick tube & replace with new tube.
at the back of the sump, but first you must remove the car under tray, approx 8 torx screws
The sump of a fish tank is a separate open compartment where water is usually filtered and heated. The water is then pumped back up to the main tank where it overflows back down into the sump via special plumbing. Think of a sump as an aquarium connected to the main aquarium where all the equipment is housed. They are common on very large aquariums and on saltwater aquariums.
If the oil is significantly above "max" on the dipstick then you need to drain some off via the sump drain.
its at the back of the sump box
There is a dipstick. Look harder. It is a dry sump system and the oil is stored in an aluminum tank in front of the engine.
A dry sump is not submerged under water as a wet sump is. a dry sump uses a resivoir to hold the oil much like the brake fluid. a wet sump has the oil sump bolted to the bottom of the engine block :D
The sump is a tank (reservoir) at the bottom of the engine which contains lubricating oil. When the engine is switched off, the warm lubricating oil at the top of the engine, seeps back into the sump by gravity, ready for future lubricating use when the engine is running again.
Bottom of the sump?
haha on the sump
Under the engine, towards the back of the sump.
It keeps the water that is pumped out from flowing back into the sump when the pump shuts off. Most sumps discharge several feet above the hole the pump sits in. If there was not a check valve the sump would just refill and pump out the water over and over.
On 1998 year ,The sump plug is on the bottom of sump at the rear right.
Test it with a magnet.
Bottom of the sump!
on the passengers side of the sump