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buy some cheap oil and keep changing it until its not milky
 

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i have always ran kerosene through my motor a couple times then it would be good to go.
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get some marvel mystery oil, you can pick it up a walmart. mix it with your oil, it "bonds" with the water and crap in the engine helping to clean it out quicker.

when changing the oil out let your engine run about 5 min to warm the oil and circulate through the engine. just leave your old filter in and don't change it out until you are completely done.
 

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be sure to flush without the oil filter. Keep doing oil changes till it's back to honey.
 

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be sure to flush without the oil filter. Keep doing oil changes till it's back to honey.
my dealer and other mechanics say to leave the old filter in. it will catch any debris and even more importantly it allows oil into the top part of engine. been told that without the filter the oil won't go to the top end or will have very little flow.
 

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My dealer and buddy mechanic said not to waste money on filters but to flush with plain motor oil. Every swamped honda I seen fo far took about 7 to 15 oil changes before the oil was clean. Thats alot of filters too!
 

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Quickest way I found was to remove the oil and filter, clean the filter in diesel fuel and reinstall it everytime you change the oil. Put a new filter in on the last change when you install good oil. Only takes 4-5 changes this way.
 

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i was playing in a water and bogged out ive drained the oil 2 times but i still have milky oil what should i do..... any advice would be very thankful......
I had water in my oil many times with my old foreman 400, all I did was change the oil 2 or 3 times then put good oil and new filtre in. the oil was a little white, after that I would ride it for a 1-3 hours and the heat for the engine always made the oil come back to normal, It must just evaporate the water. I sold the bike at 14,000 km and no problems.
 

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New to this forum, first post. Not new to forums however, I own & operate a few such as hondarebelforum.com

I just got a 2004 450s thursday, put wheels & tires on it friday, and sank it sunday. In the process the breather hose from the crank was pulled from the airbox. Now I have to do the cleanse.

I see some say use cheap oil, some say use diesel. etc. Just wondering if the diesel method harms the engine and what steps to take to use that method.

Do I drain then fill with diesel and run for how long before draining etc. Anyone who can walk me through this I would be much appreciative.

Thanks in advance, and nice place you got here.
 

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This is how I do it every time. Drain oil, remove filter. Go get some cheap generic oil from wal mart or somewhere. Install new filter, add 2 quarts of oil, run for about 15-30 seconds, drain oil, take out filter, clean the filter with some brake cleaner or something, re-install filter, fill oil, repeat this about 7 times, and you should be good. Once the oil is coming out nice, put in another new filter, some good oil, and go ride!

ive never had the nerve to try putting anything other then oil, ie: diesel.
 

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I am kind of iffy about the diesel trick myself. I've never had this problem before, I had a yamaha big bear 400, it went through the same hole a half dozen times. There was just something there this time that managed to pull the breather hose off the airbox leading to the crank case.
 

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You don't run it with diesel, empty tainted oil, leave old filter in. fill with 2 quarts of diesel, remove sparkplug boot to ensure engine does not start. let bike turn over for about 15 to 20 seconds. The diesle will soak up any water in the system, plain oil won't with out multiple flusings. next put some cheap oil in, let run for about 2 minutes. This step will soak up and diesel that remains in the system. Diesel is heaviely oil based so it won't hurt anything unless it remains in for a long period of time. Finally, drain oil and change filter, put in Honda oil or what ever you use as long as it is not standard automotive oil. That will cause damage to the clutch plates if used over time. This is a method and not the only method.
 

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Now that makes more sense, I may try that this evening. After 5 changes yesterday I am still getting chocolate milk, so I think I will do a diesel flush once to see if that makes a difference.
 

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put in Honda oil or what ever you use as long as it is not standard automotive oil. That will cause damage to the clutch plates if used over time. This is a method and not the only method.
Just to anyone who is worried about using regular auto oil, Ive used Castrol 10-40 ever since I bought it new in 01 and the clutch is still grabbing strong
 

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Got everything complete. Back to normal and running better than before, while I was at it I took the carb off and gave it a good cleaning also.

I've always used castrol 10w 30 in my motorcycles and atvs and havent had any trouble.... knock on wood
 

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i use 20-50 penzoil in summer and 10-40 in winter with a wix all the time. never had problems im theysecond owner.
 
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