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Best oil for a suzuki tl1000r? How can i flush the engine after car oil was used on the motorcycle as recomended by the autozone kid. ?

Wrong oil was used the engine needs to be cleaned off any bad oil that has anti friction agents that mess with the clutch plates. How can I clean it? I've heard of diesel but diesel is a fuel I'm afraid of my engine blowing up. Anything helpful will be appreciated.

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Hi, I do agree with bill, Drain the oil after it has run for a couple hours.
Fill with new and correct required grade of oil. Then you'll be good to go. Good luck.

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Run the engine until it reaches operating temperature then remove the drain plug and let it drain for an hour or so
the hot oil will drain off the parts
what is left will not contaminate the new oil to a problem point
If you are still concerned then run the engine again on the correct oil then drain it out. Wait say 15 minutes then refill with the correct oil again and it will be ok
The method is to use correct oil to flush the existing oil out of the system

Posted on Apr 18, 2015

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    Yeifri Rivera Apr 18, 2015

    Ok thanks a lot bill this is greatly appreciate man.

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