Register Login
FIAT Auto Specialist Team
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 03-08-2006   #1
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Glasgow
Posts: 18
Thanks: 0
Trader Rating: 0
United Kingdom 
Sump Cleaning

I'm going to do my head gasket on my fiat punto next week, as i need to change oil due to mayo in oil can anyone tell me if I need to clean the sump after I drain it if so can anyone tell me if it can be done without taking it off. I sort of know how to take it off but I'd rather not have to it's just more work and I'm new to the mechanic stuff.

Thanks Del
__________________
FIAT Forum Useful Links:
Donate to FF | Buy FF Merchandise | Classifieds | FF Insurance | How-to Guides

derekmcluckie is offline Reply With Quote Quote 
Old 03-08-2006   #2
zombie nation
 
Hellcat's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: on the A684
Posts: 18,410
Thanks: 237
Blog Entries: 11
Trader Rating: 3
Hellcat has donated!
United Kingdom 
Re: Sump Cleaning

No experience in this *touch wood*

Could you either use an engine flush or pour a bottle of cheapish oil through the engine a few times?
__________________
Drives: Fiat Multipla Eleganza , Owns: Alfa Romeo 159 2.4JTDm
Hellcat is offline Reply With Quote Quote 
Old 03-08-2006   #3
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Glasgow
Posts: 18
Thanks: 0
Trader Rating: 0
United Kingdom 
Re: Sump Cleaning

lol it's like the blind leading the blind! I am going to flush the engine I've read how to do this in the haynes manual this seems pretty straight forward, it's just that I'd imagine there would be a lot of gooey stuff in the sump which would be hard to remove??? I'm not quite sure myself thanks for the reply anyway!

Cheers Del
__________________
FIAT Forum Useful Links:
Donate to FF | Buy FF Merchandise | Classifieds | FF Insurance | How-to Guides

derekmcluckie is offline Reply With Quote Quote 
Old 03-08-2006   #4
zombie nation
 
Hellcat's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: on the A684
Posts: 18,410
Thanks: 237
Blog Entries: 11
Trader Rating: 3
Hellcat has donated!
United Kingdom 
Re: Sump Cleaning

flush with a petrol/oil mix (i think that's what dave reccomends) should lift any gunge. Then flush with oil to remove the petrol/oil mix.
__________________
Drives: Fiat Multipla Eleganza , Owns: Alfa Romeo 159 2.4JTDm
Hellcat is offline Reply With Quote Quote 
Reply
Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump
Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
(T) Sump removal Ian Cleasby Marea 4 27-06-2006 13:45
(G) Sump swop? 190daj Cinquecento / Seicento 7 06-06-2006 08:39
(T) Marea 1.6 Weekend Sump Leak George Kidd Marea 2 19-02-2005 13:49
Engine Cleaning (Engine not in car) arseofbox Lets Talk FIAT 3 17-06-2004 04:30
(T) Sump Dents arseofbox Cinquecento / Seicento 1 15-06-2004 20:36