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Old 04-25-2007, 07:39 PM
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Engine Restore?

So.. my car has been running like **** lately. Honestly, I haven't really driven it in the past 5 months.

The transmission is completely f'ed up (don't expect anyone to know about autos) and the engine is leaking oil and running a little weird. I don't expect anyone to know what my oil leak is either, because after 5 mo and $1,000 I can't figure it out.

ANYWAY.. so the engine is running rough, shaking a little, and idles funny. I know I could play with my IACV and all that, but that's not a real fix. It's just a cover up. So I was wondering, what can I do to improve this? After 120,000 hard miles, it's just a bad engine. I checked vac lines, all that, nothing is wrong. So what do you think? Will engine restore work? Or should I use Sea foam or something like that?

PS- I just added in some kind of stop leak, hopefully that will work something for me.
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Old 04-26-2007, 05:58 PM
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I've used engine restore and supposedly its good for the seals, restores lost
compression. The same goes for Sea Foam.
I dont know, i didn't notice any real difference 1000 miles later.
I guess the placebo effect didnt work on me

Those two things clean out carbon and all sorts of crap that has been built up.


Give it a try, it cant hurt.
Let us know.

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you have to be careful. sometimes it will clean too much and just screw your engine up more
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