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Oil-pump - engine shut-down - opened valve cover - burnt and abused looking-


Not the oil,the filter or the pump

You say always sluggish-- but no mention of working
on engine performance or doing any testing to find
out why !

You say opened valve cover & looked gunked up

So I assume you bought it that way & your done out of the gate

Abuse & no oil changes since new by original owner

Now you do a cylinder leak down test to see if the valves seal
Then if good you look at all data with a scan tool

You may be able to wash down the gunk on the head,replace the oil
pump if you like,clean out the oil pan & just keep going,new spark
plugs,ignition coils,O2 Sensors,exhaust converter & more.

But why, it is too old & will cost too much

Maybe you will have to pull the head to clean it up along with the other items

Sounds like a case of neglect to me & too much work for a low end
13 year old vehicle

Mar 05, 2014 | 2001 Kia Sephia

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Audi A7, changing the oil


I did a quick trip to rock auto.com to see the filter
& it looks like a cartride

You didn't mention the year & I do no euro cars or care to

That is the filter question,look on the top of the engine for a
oil filter cap like a toyota & others

Stay with Wix Filters not those performance names from the 1960's

You should be able to see a picture of the motor on the internet if google all your questions & try You Tube Video

Mar 07, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

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Generac gp5500 wil not start


How old is the fuel? The carburetor likely needs to be cleaned from gummy residue. Check this video for step-by step. You will need 8mm and 10mm sockets to take off the air filter housing. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3FRjw61RCgk

Oct 28, 2012 | Generac GP5500

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Hi, today i have checked the transmittion oil level, it was good but the guy tell me that the oil become black & its appear burn, do i need to change the oil? if so do i need to change the filter...


Hi,
You need to change black oil and its filter as well. You need to do it periodically. Refer to your manual on oil & filter change interval. Regards

Apr 20, 2011 | Chevrolet Express Cars & Trucks

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How much oil do i put in my 02 426


Hi, here you go:

Oil capacity is the same as the 250.
1.5 ltrs at oil & filter/s change.
700mls to 1ltr without filter change.
This bike has what is called a dry sump. You fill your oil at the filler point that is located in front of the fuel tank on the frame. It uses the front frame tube as a container for the oil & pumps it back & forth to the motor. This bike has two oil filters.A cartridge type one located behind the small round cover held in place with two bolts that is located on the clutch cover.The other filter is a screen attatched to the spiggot which the hose from the frame(front bottom) slides over. Remove the hose(frame front bottom), undo the spiggot that the hose was attatched to,and as you pull it down to remove it you will see the fine wire screen that is attatched to it.
When you remove the oil filler plug(in front of the fuel tank)you'll notice it has a dipstick on it. When you fill the tank the oil level will seem high. Run the bike first(to let the oil circulate) then check the level on the dipstick. It will now be much lower. adjust the level to the correct level & away you go!
I recomend changing the the cartridge oil filter & cleaning the screen every time you change the oil. Use a high quality oil like Motul & change the oil regularly.
Also keep your air filter clean & oiled properly.


Good luck!!
EJ Kudelka

Nov 16, 2010 | 2002 Yamaha YZ 426 F

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How often should I change the Transmission fluid, normal driving ? Thank you Gary


It's listed in your owner's manual. Schedule A is normal driving conditions.
SCHEDULE "A"
7,500 miles (12 000km) or at 6 months
- Change engine oil.
- Replace engine oil filter.

15,000 miles (24 000km) or at 12 months
- Change engine oil.
- Replace engine oil filter.

22,500 miles (36 000km) or at 18 months
- Change engine oil.
- Replace engine oil filter.
- Inspect front wheel bearings.
- Inspect brake linings.

30,000 miles (48 000km) or at 24 months
- Change engine oil.
- Replace engine oil filter.
- Replace engine air cleaner filter.
- Replace spark plugs.
- Drain and refill automatic transmission fluid and filter (4.7L).

37,500 miles (60 000km) or at 30 months
- Change engine oil.
- Replace engine oil filter.
- Drain and refill automatic transmission fluid and filter (5.2L/5.9L).
- Drain and refill transfer case fluid.

45,000 miles (72 000km) or at 36 months
- Change engine oil.
- Replace engine oil filter.
- Inspect front wheel bearings.
- Inspect brake linings.
- Flush and replace engine coolant at 36 months, regardless of mileage.

52,500 miles (84 000km) or at 42 months
- Change engine oil.
- Replace engine oil filter.
- Flush and replace engine coolant if not done at 46 months.

60,000 miles (96 000km) or at 48 months
- Change engine oil.
- Replace engine oil filter.
- Replace engine air cleaner filter.
- Replace ignition cables (5.2L/5.9L).
- Inspect PCV valve, replace as necessary.
- Replace spark plugs.
- Inspect auto tension drive belt and replace as necessary (5.2L/5.9L).
- Drain and refill automatic transmission fluid (4.7L).

67,500 miles (108 000km) or at 54 months
- Change engine oil.
- Replace engine oil filter.
- Inspect front wheel bearings.
- Inspect brake linings.

75,000 miles (120 000km) or at 60 months
- Change engine oil.
- Replace engine oil filter.
- Drain and refill automatic transmission fluid and filter (5.2L/5.9L).
- Drain and refill transfer case.
- Flush and replace engine coolant if it has been 30,000miles (48 000km) or 24 months since last change.
- Inspect auto tension drive belt and replace if required.

82,500 miles (132 000km) or at 66 months
- Change engine oil.
- Replace engine oil filter.
- Flush and replace engine coolant if it has been 30,000miles (48 000km) or 24 months since last change.

90,000 miles (144 000km) or at 72 months
- Change engine oil.
- Replace engine oil filter.
- Replace engine air cleaner filter.
- Replace spark plugs.
- Inspect front wheel bearings.
- Inspect brake linings.
- Inspect auto tension drive belt and replace as necessary.
- Drain and refill automatic transmission fluid (4.7L).

97,500 miles (156 000km) or at 78 months
- Change engine oil.
- Replace engine oil filter.

105,000 miles (168 000km) or at 84 months
- Change engine oil.
- Replace engine oil filter.
- Flush and replace engine coolant if it has been 30,000 miles (48 000km) or 24 months since last change.
- Inspect auto tension drive belt and replace if required.

112,500 miles (181 000km) or at 90 months
- Change engine oil.
- Replace engine oil filter.
- Drain and refill automatic transmission fluid and filter (5.2L/5.9L).
- Inspect front wheel bearings.
- Inspect brake linings.
- Flush and replace engine coolant if it has been 30,000 miles (48 000km) or 24 months since last change.

120,000 miles (192 000km) or at 96 months
- Change engine oil.
- Replace engine oil filter.
- Replace engine air cleaner filter.
- Replace ignition cables (5.2L/5.9L).
- Inspect PCV valve, replace as necessary.
- Replace spark plugs.
- Inspect auto tension drive belt and replace as necessary.
- Drain and refill automatic transmission fluid (4.7L).

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Sep 05, 2010 | 2001 Dodge Durango

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Best way to change oil filter


these bikes dont have a normal oil fillter. but a gauze type fillter & dont hold that much oil anyway...so you must change oil regular...as for the filter take the gauze filter out & clean it.....

Mar 22, 2010 | 2000 Husqvarna TE 410 E

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My car has 140,000 kms hw often do i need an oil changeits a 1997 honda civic


To keep it simple: Your car should have used synthetic oil originally:

If you are using Regular Motor Oil - I found through many years of doing oil changes & auto repairs that 3000 miles is the MAX you should drive before changing. After that it tends to lose it's protective qualities & you can actually feel the difference (once you've removed a few thousand dipsticks) in the viscosity.

Synthetic Lubricant- Higher Quality Products will make your car last longer & I can suggest no better improvement to anyones vehicle than to use Synthetic Oil. Change at 6000-7500 miles depending on type driving. City, Idling a lot, hard driving = 6000 & Cruising/highway regular speeds=7500.

Always make sure your air filter is clean & a new Oil filter is installed each time as this will keep the new oil clean longer which provides better lubrication & performance. Some car Mfgs say to skip oil filter change & do every other but I like the results I have rec'd with changing it each time. It also helps to keep the new oil cleaner by not mixing in the dirty oil that is in the filter & associated piping.

If your car is running well, stick with the 5W30 that was recommended as Honda engines are extremely close tolerance. If it has used regular motor oil & is a little noisy, during the warmer weather you could step up to a 10w40 or even better a 15W50 in the summer, preferably Synthetic. Better fuel economy, acceleration & less wear & tear.

Finally: 140K should earn you a badge. That's just a well broken in Honda if it's been well maintained and you should expect much more service from it. I hope that this helps. Good luck!

Jan 27, 2010 | 1997 Honda Civic

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Oil capacity for motor on 2001 yz426


Oil capacity is the same as the 250.
1.5 ltrs at oil & filter/s change.
700mls to 1ltr without filter change.
This bike has what is called a dry sump. You fill your oil at the filler point that is located in front of the fuel tank on the frame. It uses the front frame tube as a container for the oil & pumps it back & forth to the motor. This bike has two oil filters.A cartridge type one located behind the small round cover held in place with two bolts that is located on the clutch cover.The other filter is a screen attatched to the spiggot which the hose from the frame(front bottom) slides over. Remove the hose(frame front bottom), undo the spiggot that the hose was attatched to,and as you pull it down to remove it you will see the fine wire screen that is attatched to it.
When you remove the oil filler plug(in front of the fuel tank)you'll notice it has a dipstick on it. When you fill the tank the oil level will seem high. Run the bike first(to let the oil circulate) then check the level on the dipstick. It will now be much lower. adjust the level to the correct level & away you go!
I recomend changing the the cartridge oil filter & cleaning the screen every time you change the oil. Use a high quality oil like Motul & change the oil regularly.
Also keep your air filter clean & oiled properly.
Hope htis helps
Regards Andrew Porrelli

Nov 21, 2009 | 2002 Yamaha YZ 426 F

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OIL CHANGE, NOW ITS KNOCKIN


You were supposed to put 4 ounces into the filter before installation to prime the system.

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