(1) Could he recall what was showing on the dipstick after filling the engine with oil?(2) 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.(3) 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.(4) When loosening the dipstick , see if there's any ‘give’ in the oil fill tube.(5) Never run a mower when the oil level is below the add mark on the dipstick .(6) The correct procedure for checking oil is to pull out the dipstick , wipe it dry and then insert it back in its place.(7) Along with a number of expletives, they questioned her intellectual depth and called her ‘something of a dipstick, an attractive one, but still a dipstick .’(8) 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.(9) I opened the door, released the lever and pulled out the dipstick .(10) Does this airplane have a calibrated dipstick for the tanks?(11) Dive buddies are so useful, but one thing they don't warn you about in the training manual is having your personal belongings raided by the dipstick who forgot to bring her suitcase.(12) 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.(13) 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 .(14) With regard to soot or debris, these would be noticeable on the dipstick or through your sense of touch.(15) I pulled over and yanked the dipstick : not a hint of oil.(16) 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.