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    I went to Honda dealership for an oil change. When I checked the oil level upon reaching home, it was slightly elevated. I took the car again to the showroom and the mechanic there said it was ok. I still have my doubts on this. Will this level in any way harm my engine? Should I have it drained and refilled? Your help would be appreciated to a greater extent. Thank you.
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    well, i think u SHOULD bring it down to the required level... as extra oil wud pressurize the internals, cause extra friction and might cause damage to the engine.
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    Thanks for the advice. I'll have it done from a nearby petrol station. Those nerds at the honda dealership charged me 800rs for this crap.

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    Damn! They charged 800 for just a oil change!
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    The expense covers all general maintenance including oil change.

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    .....which in my opinion is a complete rip off!

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    let the car sleep for a night than check again!!!!
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    Did that already. Same level

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    Today, I went to a nearby petrol station and had the oil level reduced to its original level. And it didn't cost me a dime.

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    ^^the guy probably kept the extra oil
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    Try to be with Technician even for Oil change to avoid those issues
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    some how i think u over reacted, this minor difference cud have occured due to an un-even surface of the car.

    As Hondas oil packs are of limited quantity (3.76 liters) and all of it goes in.


    While the ones availble in the market (shell, caltex, etc) come in 1,3,4,5 liter packs which can cause access oil goin in the engine and mostly we save half a liter at every oil change. (in a 4 liter pack)
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    Actually, I didn't change the oil filter as I'm using a genuine one which lasts 10,000kms or 6 months. So there could have been some oil left in the filter and the technician made a mistake by overfilling it. It's a new car so it's quite natural for me to have overreacted a bit but then, it's always wise to be on the safer side.

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