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Old 02-20-2019, 11:00 PM   #1
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how long does it take to checking oil level

new to this,i'll jump to it.
Whats the average time you have to wait for the oil
to drain from engine to pan.so you can get an oil level reading??

I recently bought a 05' Boxster S. with 90,000mi. on it.
when the engine is cold.tells me I have to wait 24-25min.
even when its warmed up its says wait 3-5min.
dont want to sit at a station that long.
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Old 02-21-2019, 03:58 AM   #2
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Iíve had my Ď03 S for 5 weeks now and Iíve observed that when cold, it takes between 5 and 10 seconds to get an oil level reading. When I start immediately after stopping with a warm engine, it takes about 1 minute


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Old 02-21-2019, 05:55 AM   #3
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Consult the manual as all depends on MY...

My 986 it varied... could be 6sec, 2min, 24min or even 60min as I recall. Mid 9x6 they changed a bit I think and then again with 9x7... and again on the 9x7.2 with intro of DFI. Now, many of the newest Porsches require motor at operating temperature, vehicle on a level surface. engine running for 2min.

Wonder what the requirements will be in the Taycan
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Old 02-21-2019, 07:45 AM   #4
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Mine in the morning first stsrt takes 20 seconds maybe, if i stop and restart can be 5 minutes. I checked the manual and waiting fir the oil check to eprun really isnt required other than first start up of the day.
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Old 02-22-2019, 08:53 PM   #5
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thanks all,
if my driveway was level,it wouldn't be a prob.
just gonna have to remember to check when I get to level destination.
if it says 1min. or longer.i have to pull key an wait.dont want to leave
ignition on any longer.waited 2min. once,had trouble starting.
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Old 02-23-2019, 05:32 AM   #6
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quicker if you check the digital display on the dash. Dip stick could be used once a month to check the condition of oil
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