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Motor Oil the Consistency of Chocolate Pudding
 
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Question:
Motor Oil the Consistency of Chocolate Pudding
What would make Mobil 1 synthetic oil turn to the consistency of chocolate pudding?
-- Marsha A, Long Beach, MS
Answer:
This can occur with any oil if there is a lot of water or anti-freeze (coolant) added to it along with the byproducts of engine combustion. Also see our answer on how moisture gets into motor oil.
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