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.
First buy a can of flush to put in your engine oil. then run your engine for a few days to get hot and breakdown the sludge and varnish inside the engine. Change the engine oil while it is hot and refill with good quality oil. I always use castrol synthetic as a personal preference.
The engine dipstick is the only tool you can use to measure how much oil is in the engine.
I wouldn't recommend it. Vegetable cooking oil is for cooking not for lubrication.
in austrailia hot enviro and temp , use 20w50 sl and 300 ml moly engine oil treatment, flush old engine oil first for 15 minutes.
Engine sludge formation includes, lack of proper maintenance, inappropriate oil temperature, use of an inferior engine oil, and engine oil contamination. You can try flushing it out with an oil flush additive but often times this does more harm than good.
You will not damage the engine but you can damage the radiator if you use any high pressure. If you only flush and apply no pressure you will do no damage. Use a chemical flush and a water hose and you will be safe.
No you can not use gas engine oil in diesel engine oil because processing of diesel engine is different from gas engine oil. If you use this then it damage your vehicles.
No they are completely different. A engine flush will only clean the engine a transmission flush will only clean the transmission. These two components use two different kinds on fluid therefor they can not be mixed together.
Depends on how worn the engine is. An engine in good condition won't hardly use any oil at all, maybe a cup or so, while there's virtually no limit to how much oil a worn engine can consume.
I wouldn't do that because, although it may well dissolve a lot of the impurities it's not nearly as good a lubricant as the oil and the bearings would not like it. You'd be better not to use anything. What gain do you think you are going to get from flushing? I called advance auto parts and auto zone. Both persons I spoke with said diesel fuel to flush engine works better than any engine flush they have. Just idle for 5-10 minutes. Don't drive it though until after oil change.
Yes, use exactly what the manufacture recommends in the engine and gearbox. gearbox oil is normally a much heavier weight of oil.
the engine oil to use is 5-w20
It can cause engine damage.
u need to flush engineuse right viscocity oilfrom flood water in engine you have some debri left in engine that is not allowing lifters to seat properlyprobably still have some water in lifters
Either it is leaking out of the engine, or the piston rings/ valve seals are shot and the engine is burning oil.
NO, do not use diesel oil and a gasoline engine.
what is a good engine oil to use in my car
The Crank Case is dirty. Use a good Crank Case cleaner to solve problem like Motor Medic Motor Flush. Warm engine 5 minutes and let clean out for 5 to 7 minutes. Then drain and use fresh oil.
You can use any SAE certified engine oil in your Nissan. The engine oil should be a 10W-30 weight engine oil.
In a modern toilet you use 13 litres per flush.
get a few paper towelsA useful answer:The best way is to just change the oil and change it again 1/4 the recommended period. Call it 1000 miles. The new oil will pick up all the crud and a quick oil change like this will do as much good as nasty chemicals with out the risk of damaging your engine.Some engines will be ruined by chemical flushes!
No more so than any other engine. Other than break-in oil, my Saturn has never seen anything except synthetic oil. As such there is no possibility of paraffin (sludge) buildup inside the engine. If the engine does not have more than 50,000 miles on it I would consider changing to synthetic oil and don't worry about the flush. I wouldn't anyway. The simple fact is, it's a machine that the dealers have purchased and they want to see if they can get people to actually pay big bucks to use it. The value is marginal especially since the flush does nothing for the surfaces which may actually build engine sludge. For the most part, I agree with Redbeard. Synthetic is the way to go in the initial 50,000 miles anyway. I would never do an engine flush. Generally, the sludge that is freed up (from lack of maintenance) is dropped to the oil pan, which in turn is picked by the oil pump-stopping lubrication.
Common sense. Use the incorrect oil and you will damage the engine.
8.5 Quarts of 0w40 or 5w40
No, you cannot use ordinary car engine oil. Use a JASO MA or MA2 approved oil, or SAE SF or SG graded oil.