How much oil do you add to the dampers?


Asked by Jul 04, 2014 at 11:09 PM about the 1977 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The car ran fine before adding oil, and after it sat for a couple of hours, I tried to start it and
it turns over but doesn't start.  After trying to start it a couple of times, the dampers got
very hot.  Could I have added too much oil?

1 Answer


Try pumping the dampers again then siphon off about 1/2 of the amount you added. See if that's the answer. IF not, add about 1/2 of an ounce. Pump. And try starting it again. FYI. A cheap Turkey baster and a few inches of rubber hose will work just fine.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • fuel pulse damper

    Can someone tell me how to remove the fuel pulse damper

    2002 Ford Focus SE Comfort w/ Zetec


    Maintenance & Repair

  • How do I get at the heat control damper? 2 answers

    when I adjust the temp. control knob I can not get any heat to come out of the vents. I can get cold air to come thru the vents but it will not change to hot air. I can hear the motor that it is try...

    2001 GMC Jimmy


    Maintenance & Repair

  • pulse damper

    Can someone tell me how to take this part off to replace it. Thanks

    2002 Ford Focus SE Comfort w/ Zetec


    Maintenance & Repair

  • steering stabilizer (damper) 3 answers

    I changed the steering stabilizer, did a 2 1/2 inch lift and added 35 inch tires on my jeep and had an alignment, but my jeep still does the death wobble. Could someone please tell me what could be ...

    2009 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited X


    Maintenance & Repair

  • trunk lid damper? need some advise please 1 answer

    has any one here ever put a damper on the trunk lid of a protege? i want the trunk to open when i pull the lever but i don't just want stiffer bars as that would make it fly open uncontrolled. just w...

    2001 Mazda Protege MP3


    Car Customization

Search Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow Questions

Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow Experts

#1 RoyalCoachWorks
Reputation 20
#1 Fordtudor37
Reputation 20
#3 tenspeed
Reputation 10
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Toyota Land Cruiser"
19 Great Deals out of 1,225 listings starting at $3,750
Used Mercedes-Benz 300-Class"
216 listings starting at $3,995
Used Mercedes-Benz SL-Class"
122 Great Deals out of 3,663 listings starting at $1,500