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Please help me, My name is Kare and approximately two days ago I was trying to put water in my radiator hole and accidently put it in the oil hole, the car has been driving i just realized the error this morning what can i do

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    Thank you all so much for your advice I will do it right away. You just saved the day. thanks a million

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    Post the questin once please, this is a free forum give others a chance to have there problems read.

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You caught it fairly quick so there shouldn't be much if any long term damage if you act fast, don't give it time to rust any internal parts.  If you change your own oil go to your local checker/auto zone or whatever and get a bottle of motor flush.  it's a solvent and should remove unwanted particles or chemicals from your engine oil pathways.  pour it in before changing the oil, run the car for 5 minutes (Do not drive the vehicle or rev the engine up).  then dump the oil and change the filter, and add fresh oil.  You should be fine after that.
OR take it to a lube shop that does oil changes, and have them do it.  good luck!

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Just replace the oil ASAP. You can also ask them to flush the oil system. If it is not to much of water it should be fine.
Good Luck

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Hi Kare. I would suggest you drain all the oil immediately or have a shop do it. You don't want water in there for to long or it can hurt your motor. Just get a oil and filter change. and put some water in the radiator. You should be all good from there

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