Oil change with flush

Mac_Gaz

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Just about to give the 2.2 a flush and some new blood. I'm going with fully synthetic again even though it's been using a little.

Any quick tips on areas I should be looking to clean? Pipes, hoses etc

I'll report back later for anyone interested.

Gaz
 

t-tony

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Just get it good and hot (careful not to scald yourself) and leave it to drain for as long as you can.

Tony.
 

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Give it a good run to get it hot as Tony says! That stirs up any contaminates present so they flow out with the old oil. Good luck! JIM
 

Mac_Gaz

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All done. Not much sludge but definitely some thicker goo lying on the bottom of the drainage bucket. Filter was pretty clean so I imagine there hasn't been many miles since the last oil change. At least I know it's all nice and clean now.

That's the good news, the bad news is that I have an oil leak but b***** if I can find out where it's coming from. It's well below the head line on the right front/mid - the wetness and fresher stuff is on the side of the alloy case bottom right below the air boxes - right where you can't see a thing!

Any hints people?
 

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With a cooled engine get yourself an aerosol of brake cleaner and use it to remove all the old oil then run it and watch where it comes from, using a light and small mirror if need be.

Tony.
 

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All part of the "fun" Gaz.:)

Tony.
 
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