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Old 05-22-2019, 08:48 PM
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I bought a XF Supercharged (2009) this past January. I want to know how to add oil to the engine. Seriously; the cap seems to have a unique way of opening--simply "twisting" the oil cap doesn't open it--how can I open the cap to add a little oil and some oil additive? Is there a video anywhere that explains this "trick"?
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If it's as I think then they do just twist off but you can get to the point where it feels like that's not true!
 
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Yep, it's a simple twist off counter-clockwise.
If yours won't come off with a gentle twist then it might be a little stuck with old/burnt oil or the cap might be faulty in some way.
 
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Thanks; you are correct; is does feel as if it is not true--I will try again with your note---it must be a very precise turn and getting the cap aligned just at that "sweet" spot for the cap to come off.....
 
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I tend to wear (latex/nitrile/etc) gloves - they help with grip as a side-effect.
 
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they stick, twist harder
 
 
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