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Old 05-23-2012, 08:30 PM   #58
UtSTi
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Join Date: May 2012
Chapter/Region: RMIC
Location: Price Utah
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2012 STi
Satin White Pearl

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Originally Posted by nubsub View Post
ah, i found the answer to my question. i am really curious to see what comes of their test. i find it very puzzling that they can say you are 3/4 qt low without draining the pan. unless they somehow have insider info that being 1/4" below the high fill line is 3/4 qt low (that's not consistent with the manual)

i'm with you, it's a sensor or pressure issue.
This is a whole lot easier to accomplish than you think. I've been a service tech for over four years now and I can tell you about how low your car is just by looking at the dipstick. Its not a hard concept for some, when your doing that a few times a day every day you get good at eyeballing. So I dont think they would have to drain it just to know how low it was....
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