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ALERT**Dipstick popping out? Here is solution!

Old 05-24-2007, 11:32 PM
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seemed to be wheel hop was causing mine to pop out. no wheel hop take-offs, no problem. if i launch hopping, first thing i do is pull over and check that dip-stick. never pops out any other time.
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Old 06-20-2007, 06:18 PM
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could this cause oil 2 be blown out your valve cover?....................
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Old 07-15-2007, 12:36 AM
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could this cause oil 2 be blown out your valve cover?....................
bump I wounld like to know this one to.
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Old 07-21-2007, 01:35 AM
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Mine still pops out every time I rev it to 8000rpm so I tied it in.
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Old 08-07-2007, 06:14 PM
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8k? what headwork you have done?
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Old 08-09-2007, 05:20 PM
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Just put the 2.85 S/C pulley on and the first thing that happened afterwards it popped the dipstick out on a drive and oil was all over the place. Never popped it out before the pulley change so obviosly it created a problem somewhere. Probably gonna just put a breather off the back of valve cover.

The TSB to fix this problem apparently is only for 05-06 models. The 07's should already have the nwer designed intake gaslet on them.

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Old 08-09-2007, 05:22 PM
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Duct Tape.......

it fixes everything....
if you cant duct it......**** it
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Old 08-09-2007, 08:50 PM
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After further investigation I think I may have hit the dipstick while removing and putting back on the supercharger and not seen it sticking up 1/2". I pushed it back in and took the car out for 20 minutes of full boost driving 1st thru 4th gear redline half a dozen times, came home and the dipstick was fine. Hopefully thats what I did and its not a problem of something else! It now hasnt popped out in the last 5 days so it seems to be fine.

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Old 08-13-2007, 01:19 AM
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8k? what headwork you have done?
Port and polish with ferrea valvetrain.and the 272 grind cams. I have the rev limiter set to max 8150 I am going to try messing with the ingear modifier and see if I can get it up higher.
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Old 09-17-2007, 10:11 AM
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Hey guys, i just started my car from a parking lot (06' Cobalt SS/SC) and noticed the engine light come on and a pool of oil under the engine - the Engine oil cover was gone.. i found this very suspicious, becuase.. all i had done was started the car, i didnt drive it into the ground on the way to the grocery either.. I found an old picture i had taken (about a week prior) of the engine and noticed in that picture that the oil cap was turned half-way when it should have been straight.. so it looks like to me it slowly loosens itself until it comes off.
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Old 02-10-2008, 05:27 PM
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this didn't fix the problem, tape it is.
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Old 07-03-2008, 03:27 PM
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this didn't fix the problem, tape it is.
gasket doesnt fix broken ring lands...they have similar results
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Old 07-21-2008, 12:08 AM
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im having this problem its happen twice in the pass two week. all of a sudden it started to do this. i order the gasket, did it fix everyone problem.i ziptie and duck tape the dipstick for now but that just temporary.
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Old 07-21-2008, 12:16 AM
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Originally Posted by heyitsmikey1987 View Post
im having this problem its happen twice in the pass two week. all of a sudden it started to do this. i order the gasket, did it fix everyone problem.i ziptie and duck tape the dipstick for now but that just temporary.
Are you stupid? take off the zip ties and duck tape the pressure is trying to get out where you think its gonna go if you lock it up? First do a compression check , if everything appears normal then change the dipstick and gasket.
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Old 07-21-2008, 09:28 AM
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don't worry about tieing the dip stick down. darkmanx doesn't know what he is taking about. He must like cleaning oil off the engine all the time.When I was running tons of boost it would pop out on me if it wasn't tied down. It is a badly designed pcv system.
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Old 07-21-2008, 10:26 AM
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he's right tie your dipstick down.
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Old 07-21-2008, 10:30 AM
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When I told my dealership about this they were like WTF we've never heard of anything like that happening before....
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Old 07-21-2008, 09:40 PM
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Originally Posted by Darkmanx View Post
Are you stupid? take off the zip ties and duck tape the pressure is trying to get out where you think its gonna go if you lock it up? First do a compression check , if everything appears normal then change the dipstick and gasket.
already did a compression test my car is fine
cylinder 1=160
cylinder 2=170
cylinder 3=160
cylinder 4=160

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don't worry about tieing the dip stick down. darkmanx doesn't know what he is taking about. He must like cleaning oil off the engine all the time.When I was running tons of boost it would pop out on me if it wasn't tied down. It is a badly designed pcv system.
i was hitting 22.5 lbs of boost my problem started when i had a boost spike and hit 24 lbs of boost
im buying a 2.8 pulley asap after fixing that gasket

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Old 07-21-2008, 09:41 PM
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your compression is low!
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Old 07-22-2008, 07:19 AM
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Originally Posted by Darkmanx View Post
your compression is low!
its about the same when i bought the car. what is urs?

did anyone have any problems with the dipstick after installing the new gasket
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Old 07-23-2008, 06:40 AM
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Old 07-23-2008, 06:13 PM
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Old 07-26-2008, 08:41 AM
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the gasket fixed it
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Old 08-23-2008, 10:53 AM
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Mine popped out on the dyno.. and i know for a fact when that happen my number 4 piston had broke and a cracked ring allowing the compression to seak threw the broke piston. The dip stick doesnt just pop out for no reason. its the number 4 piston

trust me on that one i took my engine apart after that run, got it towed to my house and starting to take everything apart and i saw my number 4 piston was cracked right down the left side of it
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Old 01-20-2009, 10:15 PM
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I just had the gasket replaced on mine as well and it fixed the problem just encase anybody else has trhis problem and is doubting what it is
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