Originally Posted by peanutz4960
. Check the oil the other day when engin was cool and was showing below the safe zone. Checked it today after engine was warm and was just at the bottom of the safe zone. is this normal?
FWIW, the volume of oil will change significantly based on temperature. As it gets hot it will expand (as most things do) and show a higher level on the stick. I would not fill it to the top of the safe zone with a cold engine.
As said, some oil consumption on a new engine is normal.