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Should I change the oil?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Tacoguy, Nov 12, 2009.

  1. Nov 12, 2009 at 11:15 PM
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    Tacoguy

    Tacoguy [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I just did a couple of seafoam treatments this week because this crappy gas mileage has been driving me nuts.

    One time i poured 1/3 the bottle through the pcv valve, the other time through the brake booster.

    Now, I was under the impression that you should only change the oil soon after seafoaming if you put it in the crankcase. However I read on some other forums that you should also change it out soon after even if you did it through the vacuum.

    Is it true? I hate to think I need to drain my Royal Purple after only 1k miles.
     
  2. Nov 13, 2009 at 5:21 AM
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    kingston73

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    If you didn't put seafoam in the crankcase I don't see why you'd need to change the oil?
     
  3. Nov 13, 2009 at 7:28 AM
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    wolfgang123

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    yes if you didnt put it in the crankcase your ok. :)
     
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