Join Date: May 2010
Location: San Marcos, TX
Year/Make/Model: 2014 Nomad ABS
The 1700's use a semi-dry sump. Oil is "stored" in 2 locations, thus the reason it has 2 drain plugs. Oil can migrate from one location to the other while sitting which will give an incorrect dipstick reading. Do a google search for semi-dry sumps for a more thorough explanation.
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