Oil seems burnt... - JeepForum.com
Search  
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > Models > Jeep Grand Cherokee & Commander Forums > ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum > Oil seems burnt...

Ring & Pinion's, Lockers, 4340 Axles, Install Kits, BaBilstein Shock Upgrade Kits, Jeep JK TJ XJ Wranglers and CJeep Wrangler Complete Gear Upgrade Kits with Installs and

Reply
Unread 03-11-2006, 05:16 PM   #1
///BHRpowered
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Fairfax, Va
Posts: 1,812
Oil seems burnt...

Running mobil 1 10w-30 high mileage non synetic, oil was changed about 1500 miles ago, by me. for the past 500 miles or so the oil seems to be burnt, or is atleast much darker then it should be, I did run some engine flush stuff through, but that was before I changed the oil last time. any thoughts?

__________________
[url=http://www.mazdaworld.net/forums/index.php?showtopic=19]"Within the mind lies the greatest of all evils...Eternity" - Enigma02S[/url]

[url=http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2370949]2000 Millenia S...Five figure spending account[/url]
[url=http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2384051]1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee...Gone but never forgotton[/url]
[url=http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2383985]2003 BMW M3 SMG...For Sale, PM if interested[/url]
[url=http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2484240]2000 "Jeep Grand Cherokee...4.7, Quadra-Drive, Loaded.[/url]
"A dark and bitter chill fills the air. once thriving life wallows away into ash as he slithers past, the very stars themselfs part to make way for his haunting, yet oddly claim arrival. Bhr approaches." - Hatter

"But i have to say, BHR's rants go hand in hand with moring coffee to get my day started - RXL"


Admin - [url]http://www.mazdaworld.net[/url]
///BHRpowered is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 03-11-2006, 07:43 PM   #2
walter_da_jpr
4.0 Piston Skirt Victim
 
walter_da_jpr's Avatar
1999 WJ 
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 1,304
I would not worry about it. Color usually is the least important symbol of oil quality. If your really concerned you can send a sample off to be analyzed (not sure where). I have heard about people doing this to see when they should change their synthetic. Just keep doing it periodically.

Also I have heard that those flushers aren't really worth it. (Snake Oil) Just keep your oil up to date.

__________________
WALTER
walter_da_jpr is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 03-11-2006, 08:58 PM   #3
///BHRpowered
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Fairfax, Va
Posts: 1,812
I used the GUNK engine flush you add to the oil, it made a pretty noticable difference, 1-2mpg more, better idle, for 3 bucks and 6 mins of time it was worth ti
__________________
[url=http://www.mazdaworld.net/forums/index.php?showtopic=19]"Within the mind lies the greatest of all evils...Eternity" - Enigma02S[/url]

[url=http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2370949]2000 Millenia S...Five figure spending account[/url]
[url=http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2384051]1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee...Gone but never forgotton[/url]
[url=http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2383985]2003 BMW M3 SMG...For Sale, PM if interested[/url]
[url=http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2484240]2000 "Jeep Grand Cherokee...4.7, Quadra-Drive, Loaded.[/url]
"A dark and bitter chill fills the air. once thriving life wallows away into ash as he slithers past, the very stars themselfs part to make way for his haunting, yet oddly claim arrival. Bhr approaches." - Hatter

"But i have to say, BHR's rants go hand in hand with moring coffee to get my day started - RXL"


Admin - [url]http://www.mazdaworld.net[/url]
///BHRpowered is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Suggested Threads





Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.