Patrol 4x4 - Nissan Patrol Forum banner

1 - 6 of 6 Posts

·
Registered
nissan
Joined
·
29 Posts
Discussion Starter · #1 ·
Just did my first oil change in my GU 2000 ZD30, Book says 8.2Ltrs with filter,this amount did not touch dipstick so kept pouring and let it sit between top up and finally at 9.8Ltr it shows full on dipstick, with nissan mod sump would this be the norm amount.
 

·
Registered
nissan patrol gu
Joined
·
146 Posts
Oil usually takes awhile to run down into sump. Warm up vehicle allow to sit for ten minutes, then check oil. 8.2 litres is the norm
 

·
Registered
nissan
Joined
·
29 Posts
Discussion Starter · #3 ·
Thanks frank

aWARE OF THIS BEEN TRUCK DRIVER FOR 40 YEARS LEFT IT FOR OVER AN HOUR BETWEEN TOP UPS AND BEEN SITTING OVERNIGHT AND ON FULL MARK ON STICK NOW
 

·
Registered
nissan
Joined
·
684 Posts
I use 8.2 litres as specified and check the level next morning, it is nicely on the full mark.

If you overfill it you are going to get excessive blowby and probably oil leaks. Good ole Nissan overfilled mine a couple of services ago and the catch can was collecting a lot more oil than it usually does. Dropped the oil back to the normal level and all good again, so as I said, err on the side of caution. Cheers
 

·
Go Hard or Go Home
Joined
·
3,197 Posts
Just did my first oil change in my GU 2000 ZD30, Book says 8.2Ltrs with filter,this amount did not touch dipstick so kept pouring and let it sit between top up and finally at 9.8Ltr it shows full on dipstick, with nissan mod sump would this be the norm amount.
As already stated, 8.2ltrs and no more unless you want excessive blow by.

Measure the dipstick length. It should be 646mm from the rubber shoulder (top of dipstick) which locates up against the top of the dip stick tube, to the bottom of the dip stick. If its shorter, there is your problem.

If your adding oil after 8.2ltrs, there is a very serious issue.
 

·
Registered
nissan
Joined
·
29 Posts
Discussion Starter · #6 ·
Thanks guys, looks like wrong dipstick as it is short of by 10mm will fix and take oil back out then pour 8.2 Ltrs in leave overnight and mod dipstick to suit.
 
1 - 6 of 6 Posts
Top