Hey guys is it best to use sea-foam in oil before I change it or after I got right around 700 miles till it needs changing and where else can I use sea-foam. And can you explain what I need to do for it all thanks.
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Like it was mentioned earlier, use it immediately before the oil change. I wouldn't want it inside possibly damaging any seals for any longer than necessary. I used Sea-Foam when I first bought my ZJ several years ago, but since then haven't used it for fear that my slow rear main leak would get worse. I've got 185k on my 5.2, and there's no way I want to even have a shred of a doubt that Sea-Foam pushed my engine over the edge into full on rebuild time.
It can dislodge gunk that had previously not been leaking, but after cleaning will leak. IIRC, there was a thread on this forum about the gunk that had accumulated in a V8 in the lifter valley, after a heavy dose of Sea-Foaming, it dislodge clogging the oil pump making the engine fail...
Most of the time the only ones you need to worry about are poorly maintained motors. Seafoam helps greatly no matter what when run through the throttle body and vac lines. Running it through the oil will cleanse any carbon buildup that has accumulated. It can make leaks worse, basically it cleans all the crap that keeps it from leaking.
If you have any major oil leaks you might not want to do it, but i would at leaast run it through the TB and vac lines, and run some through the fuel.
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I had a small/minor oil leak that I fixed after seafoaming my Jeep. At the time when I did seamfoam my engine (160k miles), it didn't make the oil leak any worse or better. So, I guess it's just personal preference. In my honest opinion, my ZJ runs a hell of a lot better since seamfoaming it but ultimately, it is your decision. If it were a major oil leak, then your may want to pass the seamfoaming in the crankcase and just stick to the throttle body/vacuum lines.
I would highly recommend seafoaming through the TB and vacuum lines. I have not done it in the oil before, but if it was burning oil, I would consider it. Using it in the fuel and TB/vac lines improved my power, and picked up 2-3 mpg. Paid for itself in one tank of gas.
What do you have to do to run it through the tb and vac lines I haven't done that before
The directions are right on the bottle. You pop off the brake booster line and start the jeep. Trickle the seafoam in the hose, not letting it stall. Then pour a bunch in and stall it out. Let it sit for 30-60 mins, then start it and take it for a "spirited drive. "