Dipstick is stuck - help! - Toyota Nation Forum : Toyota Car and Truck Forums

MR2 Forum Forum for every generation Toyota MR2. Including the AW11 and SW20.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 Old 09-01-2012, 05:24 PM Thread Starter
New TN User
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Everett, WA
Posts: 1
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
iTrader Score: 0 reviews
(Thread Starter)
Dipstick is stuck - help!

Hey there. I have a 2000 MR2 Spyder and the oil dipstick is stuck, on what, I have no idea. I bought a new dipstick from the dealership but I can't seem to figure out how to remove the old one to replace it. Does anyone know if the oil pan has to come off to get to the bolts holding the tube in? Is there an easier way to get to it?

Thanks for help/suggestions . . .
GerrardAshton is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 Old 09-01-2012, 08:58 PM
TN's Hapa Haole
 
MR2Jedi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Bumfuk AR
Posts: 18,390
Thanks: 735
Thanked 1,002 Times in 825 Posts
Mentioned: 12 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 315 Post(s)
Lifetime Supreme Member
iTrader Score: 7 reviews
The oil pan does not have to come off to remove the dip stick.
Theres nothing holding it inthere except where it fits snug at the top.
Twist and pull hard!
MR2Jedi is offline  
post #3 of 3 Old 09-02-2012, 12:17 PM
Senior TN Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Bellingham, WA
Posts: 4,692
Thanks: 0
Thanked 78 Times in 72 Posts
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 367 Post(s)
iTrader Score: 0 reviews
a lot of the time they get snagged, try twisting it while turning.... if it pulls partially and gets caught, push down 1/2", turn, and then pull again.

1) 1993 3X Locked FZJ80 Land Cruiser 2) 1988 beater AE95 Corolla Wagon/Carib 3) Frame-off "Rusto-Mod" FJ40/350/350
toyotaspeed90 is offline  
The Following User Says Thank You to toyotaspeed90 For This Useful Post:
RPAltman (09-06-2012)
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Toyota Nation Forum : Toyota Car and Truck Forums > Toyota Passenger and Sports Car Forums > MR2 Forum

Bookmarks

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome
Back