Originally posted by VWnMD:
If I just caught the problem that I have the engine overfilled by 1.5 quart. Will just draining the oil and refilling to the proper level clear things with no problems? I took the car to a station a half mile from my home and they drained and put new oil in at the proper level. It did make the engine smoke from the overfill.
I'd assume you will be fine now if it is running normally now that the oil level was corrected. By the way, I assume it is a gasoline engine as a diesel presumably would not have survived that treatment?