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    Default HELP!! engine cleaning after oil explosion

    evening all

    quick question on engine cleaning, the other halfs is covered in oil after the bright sparks that serviced it before she bought it, left the oil cap off.......so now the engine bay is covered, as is the driveway.

    obviously we'll be on the phone first thing tomorrow to complain, as she's only had it 3 weeks!

    any help appreciated guys.

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    Take it back to them and make them do it. They caused it

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    dont even think about trying to clean yourself. they should subsidise all costs that it takes to make that engine bay gleaming!!!
    Rubbin'z racing Harry!


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    as above mate and get them to clean the drive too!

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    I feel for ya mate , but you did'nt notice for 3 weeks ?
    Or it hasn't run much lol ?

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    i've every intention of getting them to do it just wanted to know if anyone knew the best way to do it, so i can tell them how to do it.
    They're obviously not the brightest lights on the tree!!

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    they should come and clean your driveway too.
    Rubbin'z racing Harry!


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    Quote Originally Posted by poves View Post
    I feel for ya mate , but you did'nt notice for 3 weeks ?
    Or it hasn't run much lol ?
    no not been run much and having only just been serviced etc didn't think to check they'd put it back together right!! lesson learnt!

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    Personally i'd use Autoglym engine and machine cleaner

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    would steam cleaning help?
    just thinking what they'd say they would do thats all.

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