How do I check the oil in my Eagle Milano scooter?

by M M Morse
(Eastport, Maine )

Have 50cc Eagle Milano just bought used. The manual might as well be in Chinese....I just want to know how to read the dip stick to check oil.

The dip stick is part of the filler plug and has xxx on the shaft and them plain at bottom. How far up the stick is right??


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Apr 30, 2010
Oil check
by: Scooterchick

Or, if you screw it all the way in, up to the last XXX is a full crankcase. Be careful not to overfill it. I use a white napkin, placing the dipstick flat on the edge of the napkin, and look at how far the oil comes onto the napkin, because seeing oil on those black plastic dipsticks is hard.
Putting it on the centerstand is important!

Apr 28, 2010
I know This One
by: Jim Zeiser

Put your scooter on its center stand with the front wheel on the ground. Put the dip stick in without screwing it in and check the level. It should be at about three quarters of the way up the stick where the x's are. It can cover the x's but three quarters is about optimal.

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