In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Could he recall what was showing on the dipstick after filling the engine with oil?
- The fast-fit specialist carried out vehicle inspections at three of its recent fleet safety days and found that almost 25% of cars checked needed at least one litre of oil while one engine had no trace of oil on the dipstick.
- When loosening the dipstick, see if there's any ‘give’ in the oil fill tube.
- It's one of the legends of motoring that early VW Beetles lacked even a gas gauge, the hapless owner having to use a dipstick to check whether there was enough fuel in the tank to get home.
- Does this airplane have a calibrated dipstick for the tanks?
- On some equipment, a visual sight glass or gauge shows fluid levels without opening the system, while on others a dipstick or other manual measuring device is used.
- The fueler stated that he ‘did not observe either pilot check the fuel dipsticks, climb up the fueler's ladder to check the fuel or walk around the airplane.’
- The good news for consumers is there's no need to look under the hood anyway, as the dipstick and filler openings for the windshield washer fluid and engine oil are hidden in a service module behind the faux grille on the front of the car.
- You can make a dipstick by nailing a shiny can lid to the end of a stick at least three-feet long and marking one inch graduations on the stick.
- I opened the door, released the lever and pulled out the dipstick.
- The correct procedure for checking oil is to pull out the dipstick, wipe it dry and then insert it back in its place.
- Never run a mower when the oil level is below the add mark on the dipstick.
- Aaiu investigators said the flight crew had not take the precaution of taking a manual reading of fuel tank levels with a dipstick at Luton.
- The fuel levels were checked as being correct prior to the flight with a dipstick and, without any reason to suspect a leak, the pilot assumed a gauge error.
- I pulled over and yanked the dipstick: not a hint of oil.
- With regard to soot or debris, these would be noticeable on the dipstick or through your sense of touch.
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