The report may come back saying your oil is suitable for continued use. Do you notice oil leaks on the pavement after you’ve been parked a while? Turns out loaning your car to your nephew when you’re abroad for 2 years isn’t the best idea, but I digress. 2. The flush solution combines with the oil and circulates through the engine, which begins the cleaning process. Use our distributor locator to find a location near you that sells our products or fill out our contact form if you would like more information on the benefits of an engine flush or using any of our products. If you have any reservations, skip the flush. I own a 2005 Saab 9.3 Arc 2.0T convert. After 3 oil changes its gotten better but still not like before the additive(lucas). The real question is, does your injector suffer from deposits or wear? Hi, Do I need open oil can for engine and clean strainer? I’m sorry to hear about your problems with your Kia. It certainly won’t do any harm to use AMSOIL Engine & Transmission Flush at your next oil change, and it’s inexpensive insurance to help maintain that like-new feeling with your engine. Synthetic Small-Engine Oil is a great choice for what sounds like a fleet of heavy-use applications. I got a freelander tds auto 54plate with 90000 mile on the clock would it be ok to use the flush. As for the flush, yes it’s perfectly safe to use in your engine. How many miles are on the engine? Using a concentrated dose of diesel fuel additive, like AMSOIL Diesel Injector Clean, will help keep the injectors flowing like new. As it settles, sludge can clog narrow oil passages or the screen on the oil pickup tube, restricting oil flow to vital parts, especially the upper valve train. AMSOIL Engine & Transmission Flush is recommended for gas and diesel engines, so it’ll work fine in your Mercedes. I appreciate any input. Again, residual flush left behind in the engine won’t cause harm. Also particle counts were significantly higher in the 2-6 micron range after a standard oil change. If a knowledgeable mechanic has looked at the engine internals and recommends an overhaul, it’s unlikely any chemical flush product will help an engine in that poor of shape. Excessive heat is bad for your engine and the oil. The third ran great, but I sold it off after it, too, rusted out. I reached out to our diesel technical product manager, and here’s what he said: In general, yes AMSOIL Engine and Transmission Flush will help remove deposits on the oil-side of the injector to keep the spool valve free to move. Give us a call today! 2) AMSOIL Engine & Transmission Flush, for the record, is detergent-based, not solvent-based. These are complicated units. Wat do u think of this? Since the dealership made the mistake and accepted responsibility, I’d let them handle it. AMSOIL Engine and Transmission Flush guards against this scenario. Promise. So, in most cases, adding ATF to motor oil actually reduces cleaning power. Repairing oil leak. How many quarts of cleaner are safe to add for a flush . I will definitely let him know about using an engine flush for his boat engine. My question is do you think I might benefit in using the engine flush? (Click on any of this sections to directly know about it) These small particles can cause many problems, but an engine flush can get rid of them, flushing out everything the oil filter misses. Lately I’ve been changing the oil and filter closer to 10k miles instead of 15k miles as the engine is burning around 1-1.5 qts ever 10k miles (I’ve been monitoring and topping off as needed). I have only allowed Honda to change my oil. 1- Would the Amsoil Engine and Transmission Flush clean out the sludge, and how many flushes would you recommend? Adding a foreign substance to the oil – tranny fluid, diesel fuel, an aftermarket oil additive – will throw off oil chemistry and possibly negatively affect wear protection, oil life or more. Recently I dropped the lower oil pan and to my surprise tgere was no caked on sludge in it. I have a 2008 Cadillac CTS-V, direct inject. However, with only 50,000 miles on your engine and given its maintenance history, I doubt you have stuck rings. This means it takes a little longer for it to circulate on initial startup, and build up pressure and completely circulate through the engine. The flush will help clean any deposits inside the engine, which may be helpful. Hi John, I’m new to Amsoil myself. After consulting a mechanic, he noticed the blue grey smoke again on a cold start and also a lot of sludge on the oil cap. Since the fuel injectors are inside the combustion chamber of each cylinder on a GDI engine, how would the product get to the intake valves? Recent engine oil leak, mechanic determined oil pan gasket, replaced entire oil pan, still have leak. When engine warms up it tends to at idle have low oil pressure. The flush product drains out with the oil. My volvo runs efficiently immediately after an oil change, but seemingly lose horsepower after approx. Smoke from burning oil is more common when the engine is under load, like the conditions you mentioned. No, we don’t. No, changing oil yourself or using a flush product will not void your warranty. It had 15k Mike’s then & has 38k now. Does it evaporate or is the excess so little that it is not something to worry about? However, it’s not a “liquid mechanic,” so if the lifter tick is due to a mechanical issue, Engine and Transmission Flush won’t fix it. My question is, is it okay to use your engine flush in a warm engine? they found during their work. Hi, I only go 10,000 between changes but its severe service…lots of short trips in winter. Detroit S60 12,7 There’s also no way to predict if removing deposits or sludge will reveal bad seals. In regards to your comment below: “If you’re concerned about piston and valve deposits, try a bottle of AMSOIL P.i. Congratulations on getting that many kilometers on your car! I also noticed the blue grey smoke whenever i accelerate more especially when trying to go over a pavement or driving uphill. However, a flush will remove particles and deposits from every part of your engine. It sounds like some contaminated oil was left behind after changing the oil; the flush will help clean it from the engine and restore performance. If you need more info, contact them at [email protected] or 715-399-TECH. Car overheated unexpectedly in the desert few weeks ago. One of my questions is how would one ensure all the flush product is out? 5000 miles after an Amsoil 5w-30 Signature Series oil change. I have already told the dealership what happened and they accept responsibility but said nothing about an engine flush. Below are four of the ways your vehicle will benefit when you choose our engine flush service. Step 2: Use Signature Series Max-Duty Synthetic 5W-40 Diesel Oil to ensure your injectors remain clean and the oil provides the best wear protection possible. Hi ,I have been using 10w30 conventional motor oil in my Toyota Yaris for years. I know Amsoil SS oil provides ultimate protection, but I was wondering if you think doing this engine flush may help my oil consumption or at the very least ensure the valves and pistons are as clean as they’ll ever be going forward? Computerized Autopro is a Leading Automotive Repair & Service Shop in Edmonton having a Boast Record of delivering Quality Services. And is it a good thing to leave it in that long? Almost immediately dark grey(whitish,blue,dark) smoke started exiting the rear exhaust. It’s starting to loose oil pressure once it gets hot and under a heavy load causing lifters to tap. Hi Amsoil, I recently purchased a 2008 BMW 320i which has about 120K km , I had to replace a valve cover gasket and it revealed soft powdery and flaky black sludge on the non moving surfaces, mainly buildups in boltheads, springs and and corners. It sounds like you’ve maintained your car well, so you should be fine. AMSOIL Engine & Transmission Flush won’t clean the backs of intake valves since it never comes in contact with them. We now have dual over head cams and VVT is driven by multiple oil galleries for each bank of the engine, larger main oil galleries, cartridge filters that sit high in the engine, oil coolers, turbos, and other areas where oil be retained and not drained in brief oil change. I don’t want to try to help prolong the life of my engine and end up causing it to fail earlier. We don’t recommend using Engine and Transmission Flush with small engines. Dirt is the enemy. We recommend flushing your engine a couple times for maximum effectiveness. Just follow the guidelines on the bottle. If you have been complying with the vehicle manufacturer’s maintenance requirements that are specific to oil-change intervals, then it is possible that a mechanical issue including (not limited to) an abnormal operating condition or internal engine coolant leak could be the cause of the engine sludge. Does the engine flush work on all engines or is there a special flush for diesels? Besides, a car should be subjected to an inspection on a daily basis which helps us to identify and fix the mechanical abnormalities associated with the different components of the vehicle and any signs which indicates that the vehicle has some sort of mechanical issues should not be ignored. Thanks for trusting your Civic with AMSOIL. My engine is really looking worse for wear because I haven’t had it cleaned since I got my car. And I’m getting oil changed as we speak. If you suspect your vehicle falls into this camp, leave well enough alone and skip the engine flush. Purchased a 2002 GMC Envoy with the 4.2 has around 185,000 miles. So, if you want to keep your car in peak running condition, the engine should receive the utmost care.