My oil was low in my Mazda Atenza so I put oil in & it went over the max on the dip stick of 13mm I haven't driven since I put the oil in is it alright or do i need to siphon ??

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13mm additional depth of oil is quite a lot. If this were my car I would siphon out the excess. Too much oil in the crankcase can get whipped into foam and cause loss of oil pressure and engine damage.

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