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There is good maintenance that should be performed on engines. Changing plugs, wires, throttle bore cleaning, air induction service, fuel injector service, air filter, pcv replacement etc. I do not believe in oil flushing. If you change your oil regularly at 3000 miles or 3 months, you should have no need to flush. If the oil is getting dark too quick, then change it more often. Putting things where they don't belong causes trouble...Ask Micheal Jackson. 77,000 miles is not a lot of miles on an engine these days, if it is properly maintained. If you have a voice telling you to do something nice for your engine and just can't control it, then switch to mobil 1 synthetic oil, but don't switch back and forth.

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