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What do u guys think of this oil system cleaner #4582130
11/22/17 05:54 PM
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Re: What do u guys think of this oil system cleaner [Re: wantboost] #4582140
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Isn't that what This stuff is supposed to do

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Havoline-ProDS-Synthetic-Motor-Oil-10W30/54468667

and you get 5 quarts of it for under twenty dollars.


2004 Corolla 124686
Out: VML 5w-30 TG4967 OCI 5007 Miles
In: EDGE EP 5W-30 Bosch 3311 122537 7-18-18
2006 Duramax 74277
Out: T6 5W-40 M1-303
In: T6 5W-40 XG9100 74705 4-22-18
Re: What do u guys think of this oil system cleaner [Re: wantboost] #4582141
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All their products look over-priced. No idea if they work as advertised.

Re: What do u guys think of this oil system cleaner [Re: Spartanfool] #4582170
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The centrally located "German Engineered" placard at the label's bottom screams bovine scat.

The stuff in the cans probably will have some effect but nothing more that the array of products we already don't buy.

It would be so cool if air conditioning ducts could be accessed for a swabbing and disinfection.

Re: What do u guys think of this oil system cleaner [Re: wantboost] #4582173
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So while it's in there cleaning and rooting out all the gunk..what happens when the mixture is the trying to be the lube between my cam and lifters?


HDEO in Diesel Engines. No spark plugs here.
Re: What do u guys think of this oil system cleaner [Re: wantboost] #4582175
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Exactly. A can of Berryman's B-12 and bottle of Techron every five or ten fillups should suffice.


Reading is fundamental; understanding is not a given ability.
Re: What do u guys think of this oil system cleaner [Re: wantboost] #4582183
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Any flush is a risk. Loosen a big chunk of crud that clogs a oil drain hole going to the pan and your engine is toast.


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2015 Ford F250 w/Powerstroke
2016 Subaru Crosstrek CVT (wife's)
Re: What do u guys think of this oil system cleaner [Re: MolaKule] #4582190
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Originally Posted By: MolaKule
Exactly. A can of Berryman's B-12 and bottle of Techron every five or ten fillups should suffice.


Should have read:

Exactly. A can of Berryman's B-12 and bottle of Techron in the gas tank every five or ten fillups and severe service OCI's and you'll be fine.


Reading is fundamental; understanding is not a given ability.
Re: What do u guys think of this oil system cleaner [Re: wantboost] #4582234
11/22/17 07:43 PM
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300,000 miles / 535,000km on my Santa Fe and nothing like this was ever used. Why is this needed again?

56,000 miles / 90,000km on my Journey. Never used this. Why is this needed again?

Oh and total I have 1.5 million miles behind the wheel. Never used this. Why is this needed again?


'18 Highlander - AMSOIL SS 0w20 / ATF / Severe Gear
'06 Santa Fe - 535,000km AMSOIL SS 0w30 / ATF (R.I.P)
Re: What do u guys think of this oil system cleaner [Re: wantboost] #4582275
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What flavor is it? Marvel Mystery Oil is peppermint. That's what I prefer to use in my truck, and after I shave.


2017 Ford Fiesta 1.0T - Valvoline SynPower 5W-20, Motorcraft FL910S
1988 GMC K1500 4.3/700R4 - Supertech 15W-40, Fram TG3980
1986 Ford Ranger 2.0 - uhh
Re: What do u guys think of this oil system cleaner [Re: StevieC] #4582339
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Originally Posted By: StevieC
300,000 miles / 535,000km on my Santa Fe and nothing like this was ever used. Why is this needed again?

56,000 miles / 90,000km on my Journey. Never used this. Why is this needed again?

Oh and total I have 1.5 million miles behind the wheel. Never used this. Why is this needed again?



True, just run a good detergent oil.:)


2009 Ford F-350 (Detroit 4-53T)
2000 Ford Excursion (Triton V10)
1993 Dodge D250 (Cummins 6BT)
Re: What do u guys think of this oil system cleaner [Re: StevieC] #4582351
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Originally Posted By: StevieC
300,000 miles / 535,000km on my Santa Fe and nothing like this was ever used. Why is this needed again?

56,000 miles / 90,000km on my Journey. Never used this. Why is this needed again?

Oh and total I have 1.5 million miles behind the wheel. Never used this. Why is this needed again?



Exactly. 344k miles on my Rav4 and never had a need for stuff like this.


Without data you're just another person with an opinion. W. E. Deming

2003 Corolla 250,000 miles
2004 Rav4 359,000 miles
2015 Camry 59,000 miles
Re: What do u guys think of this oil system cleaner [Re: wantboost] #4582355
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I do think Flushes have their place but to suggest they are needed regularly like the video suggests.... liar


'18 Highlander - AMSOIL SS 0w20 / ATF / Severe Gear
'06 Santa Fe - 535,000km AMSOIL SS 0w30 / ATF (R.I.P)
Re: What do u guys think of this oil system cleaner [Re: wantboost] #4582363
11/22/17 09:22 PM
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Agreed. It's the only way they can really make money, is by duping people into using it @ EVERY oil change. duh


2014 Mazda 3 Hatch 2.0L & 6spd - Idemitsu 0w20 Synthetic @ $0.75 a quart. (thanks Advance Auto Parts for the awesome deal)
Re: What do u guys think of this oil system cleaner [Re: wantboost] #4582387
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There no b12 what's comparable in Canada and who carries b12 in states next time I'm visiting I 'll get some

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