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Curtis B., Technician
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
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Why would the dipstick blow out of my 98 n14 Cummings, Volvo

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Why would the dipstick blow out of my 98 n14 Cummings
JA: What is the complete model and serial number of your machine?
Customer: Volvo last six are760552
JA: Are you fixing this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Head job an a new dipstick
JA: Anything else you want the equipment mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 5 months ago.

Welcome to JUST ANSWER heavy equipment. With years of experience, I look forward to doing my best to help.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 5 months ago.

High crankcase pressure can cause dipstick to blow out. Is the crankcase vent open and working? Was the dipstick tight in the housing? Rubber stopper type dipstick? May have just not been installed tight.?