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Hello,

I checked my oil level after 2k miles and I noticed that the level is at about 3/4 between the two markings on the dipstick. is this considered normal? How do I quantify how many quarts is lost by looking at the dipstick?
 

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Normal is subjective and varies between manufacturers. Yours sounds like it's fine. Let the car sit on level ground for at least 5 mins before checking. You may not of lost any depending on where it was when it was last changed.
You do not want the level to rise above the top mark or fall below the bottom mark. Anywhere in-between is fine although you want to keep it at least halfway or higher unless you like checking it a lot.

My CR-V usually needs about a 1/6 of a quart between changes. I usually go about 7000 miles between oil changes. I usually check the oil every other week if I'm doing just normal driving. Check before and after a long trip.
 

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Normal is subjective and varies between manufacturers. Yours sounds like it's fine. Let the car sit on level ground for at least 5 mins before checking. You may not of lost any depending on where it was when it was last changed.
You do not want the level to rise above the top mark or fall below the bottom mark. Anywhere in-between is fine although you want to keep it at least halfway or higher unless you like checking it a lot.

My CR-V usually needs about a 1/6 of a quart between changes. I usually go about 7000 miles between oil changes. I usually check the oil every other week if I'm doing just normal driving. Check before and after a long trip.
ok thanks, by the way how to identify 1 quart by looking at the dipstick? how many quart is it between the add and full marking?
 

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ok thanks, by the way how to identify 1 quart by looking at the dipstick? how many quart is it between the add and full marking?
I think typically it's one quart between the bottom mark and the top.

If you filled your oil to the top mark when you changed it, then some may be reserved in your filter after you started your car, resulting in the drop.

The question is, how much will it drop over the next 2K miles?
 

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You need to monitor the level. Was it full after the last change or at the level you found it?
Top it up to full, and then drive 1000 miles.
 

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You need to monitor the level. Was it full after the last change or at the level you found it?
Top it up to full, and then drive 1000 miles.

Hi, had the dealer change my oil but I didn't check it afterwards. Anyways I will keep an eye on the level. By the way what does Honda consider normal oil consumption ?
 
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