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      06-01-2012, 05:52 PM   #230
GregW / Oregon

Drives: 2015 M4 Coupe, 2012 ML350
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Lake Oswego, OR

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Originally Posted by Justin(OKC) View Post
Took my car to the dealer today to get my 15k mile change before taking it to Heartland Park next weekend. James Clay suggested to me that I use some ZDDP at each oil change for protection on the bearings. Well, the dealer wouldn't put it in there so they left it a quart low for me to add. I added it and the level was still low. Added oil and was one notch from the top arrow. I decided to add a bit more and now it says >max. I figure I'm 1/4 quart overfilled. How to you guys suggest I fix this without draining everything and starting over?
Remove the filter and suck out what's left. Do it a couple times, running the engine briefly between. Electronic level reading sucks.

Greg Lake Oswego, Oregon, USA
2015 M4 Coupe - Silverstone/Sakhir/CF
2012 ML350