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Old 01-09-2014
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did something stupid

hey everyone... im a new member to the site but have been reading yall's posts for a while now... learned a lot... however i think i did something stupid... about 3 weeks ago, during my last oil change i added an oil treatment (degunker) to the oil... now i notice a noticeable difference in the performance and its not good... HOW CAN I FIX THIS???? pLEASE HELP!!!!!!!

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btw... i drive a 2006 ranger sport supercab
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Just change the oil and filter and you will be fine.

Some oil treatment/cleaners are only meant to be used for a few days, then you are suppose to change the oil.
So generally you add the treatment/cleaner just before you plan to change the oil.

And the treatment and the performance issues could be unrelated.
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cool... thank you RonD.... i'll try that...i only had that cleaner in for ten minutes with the old oil then i had the oil changed. it was in there for a short while. but i will give it another oil change, hopefully that works!!!! thanks again
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Let the engine heat up to operating temp before changing the oil.
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