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    oil capacity question

    What is the right oil capacity for the 1.7dti? the owners manual says 4.5L and the castrol website says 5.5L haynes says 5L. which is right? last oil change i just used a full 5L tub and it filled it up to a smige over max on the dipstick when the engine is stone cold. will doing that harm it?

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    Auto Data states 4.5L. Moderate climate 15W/40 semi synth.
    Start it up for thirty seconds, wait 20 min and do another reading, by the time the oil has gone around the filter it will proberly be ok, if not open the drain plug and let a little out.

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