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      07-10-2010, 11:48 AM   #128
GregW / Oregon

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Originally Posted by fullrev View Post

The whole reason why BMW phased out dipsticks is because of emissions. Believe it or not, that dip stick leaks a small amount of hydrocarbons into the atmosphere through the seals after time.
I find that hard to believe. Maybe they should have deleted the filler cap too and used a "lifetime" oil fill?

Greg Lake Oswego, Oregon, USA
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