3-17. ENGINE OIL SERVICING
a. Raise and secure hood (para. 3-8).
Do not permit dirt, dust, or grit to enter engine oil dipstick tube.
Internal engine damage will result if engine oil becomes
Engine oil level is checked with engine off.
If oil level checks above 'FULL," it may be due to oil cooler drain
back. Operate the engine for one minute, shut down, wait one
minute, and recheck oil level.
Vehicles equipped with deep fording kit will have a sealed
b. Pull out dipstick (1) and check for proper oil level. Level should be at
crosshatch marks (2) between FULL" and ADD 1 QT.
Do not overfill engine crankcase. Damage to engine will result.
c. If engine oil is low, remove oil filler cap (3) and add engine oil
Install a non-vented filler cap only. An incorrect filler cap will not
seal properly, causing water to enter and damage engine.
d. Replace oil filler cap (3), tighten securely, and wipe away any spilled oil.
e. Lower and secure hood (para. 3-8).