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What can i use to flush milky oil out of a riding lawn mower?

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Use flushing Oil. It has additives that clean, while still lubricating.

An engine flush is an aftermarket chemical additive designed to clean accumulated deposits, sludge and other gunk from your engine. You pour it into your engine's oil-filler port and idle the engine for about 10-15 minutes.

Is an Engine Flush Good or Bad? - AMSOIL Blog

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