Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2006 08:21:13 -0500
From: Fred W <Malt_Houndnospamm-me-not*>
Subject: Re: Sludge and Flush

Jo Anne Coyne wrote: > Hi, all. > > > We have a '99 2.3L approaching the end of its basic warranty life. It is not > showing any sludge symptoms yet. However, if sludge develops down the road, > I'm worried about Saab honouring the extended warranty, and doubt the > various claims of oil additives. More aggressive treatments like ATF are > scary. > > Can anyone tell me if there is a safe, effective, flushing fluid that will > purge an engine of sludge? > > > > Thanks > > Jo Anne > The safest, most effective fluid you can put into that engine is Mobil1 5W30 motor oil. Do it at about twice the manufacturers recommended intervals and you will not have sludging problems. -- -Fred W

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