I have a 2001 Buick Century with about 40,000 miles (60,000 km) on it and
change my oil
every 4,000 to 4,500 miles with Mobil 1 5W30 oil. I have heard and read
about these additives that one can add to their oil and it cleans the engine
out. I was wondering if someone has tried this and if it makes any
difference. My concern is that if any crap
gets loose with these detergents, it could possibly block parts of the
engine and restrict oil flow in those areas and cause more harm then good.
Is that possible or am I wrong.
As the other posters mentioned if your changing the oil & filter
regularly there is no need for cleaners or additives.
1991 Pontiac Bonneville LE
3800 V6 ( C ), Black/Slate Grey
~~~The Former Fleet ~~~
89 Cavalier Z 24 convertible
78 Holiday 88 coupe
68 LeSabre convertible
73 Impala sedan
why are you changing your oil so often? are you on a heavy duty cycle
(short trips, dusty conditions, ...). from everything i have seen, using
a synthetic you should be going at least twice as long as you are.
i have always wondered how to determine when i should change oil. on the
94 bonneville i had until last year i went 5,000 to 7,500 and never had
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