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How to Check Oil Level 97-05 Lexus GS300

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  1. step : Checking the Oil (0:09)
    • Run engine for ten to fifteen minutes
    • Pull out dipstick
    • Proper oil level will be between the two markings at the end of the dipstick
  2. step : Adding Oil (0:43)
    • Remove oil fill cap
    • Add oil with a funnel
    • Replace oil fill cap
    • Recheck level after 1-2 minutes

What's going on? My name's Mike from 1A Auto. Going to show you how to check the oil on this 2001 GS300, same for 98-05.

Once you open the hood, right here in yellow is the oil dip stick. Pull it out. There's not a lot of clues here, but there's basically just two little marks on the end of it. Basically, you usually want to check it after you've been running the engine and it's been shut off for 10 or 15 seconds, and you should keep the oil somewhere in between there.

If you need to add oil, as in this engine, oil fill is right here. Generally, you probably want to use a funnel. I'm going to put half a quart in here. Make sure you put the cap on nice and tight. Once you add oil, wait a minute or so, and then just re-check and you can see that half a quart brought us a little further up the dip stick.

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