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Hi. I made a mistake earlier, I checked my oil level with the engine cold. It's been about 4000 miles since I serviced it (05w/40) and the level was about a cm from min. I added 500ml and went for a drive and checked it again. It's about a cm over the max line now!!

Does this matter, don't want to damage anything. I'm surprised it hasn't used more, from what I understand these engines can use some oil, mines done 159,000 miles.

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I got nervous and drained off the excess. It would seem I overfilled by around 200ml, not much. So the the car's burnt around 300ml in 4k.
 

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I would have left it for a few hours and rechecked when it was cold.
 
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