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Old 08-09-2015, 11:18 PM   #1
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Check Oil ~?

Ok, 1987 Winnebago Chieftain 27RU
Went to check the oil on this rig and encountered this thing instead of a dip stick?
How does this thing work?
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Old 08-10-2015, 12:05 AM   #2
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OK then there's an add on I've never seen before, guess I learned something today , time to call it a night.
JMHO: that's probably been there since 87 so I wouldn't trust it , find a stock dip stick.

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Old 08-10-2015, 12:15 AM   #3
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Thats what I was afraid of!
Unfortunately I have till Tues to come up with it as I was prep'ing the rig for a trip from Seattle to Pullman WA via Coeur d Alene ID.
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Old 08-10-2015, 08:25 PM   #4
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I don't even know what that is.

do you pump the black knob to see the oil come up in the tube?

I would love a detailed analysis.


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It should have a standard dip stick, is this a chevy motor? If you haven't already I would climb underneath and look at the oil pan and see if there is a dip stick tube
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