How to remove oil stain on driveway?

Old 10-08-23, 07:57 AM
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How to remove oil stain on driveway?


I have 3 used cars and all have leaking auto fluid like engine oil, power steering fluid (tranny fluid), but the leaking is not heavy. I tried degreaser but not working well because it gets stain expanded.

I need to clean it up before use driveway filler

I heard someone used coca cola to do the job. I never try it but sounds hard to believe.
Any recommendations?

Thanks in advance.
Old 10-08-23, 08:02 AM
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Oil dry will get most of the oil out but some of the stain will remain. Just put some down & grind it in with your foot, then sweep up a few hours later. It wont get it all but it should help some.

Put some cardboard down or something like that where you park the car. I put down an old chair mat.
Old 10-08-23, 08:07 AM
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Try Dawn Dishwashing Liquid.

It cleans crude oil from wildlife caught in oil spills and is used around boat refueling docks to dispel oil slicks in the water. Great stuff!
Old 10-08-23, 05:39 PM
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There is nothing that will remove oil 100%.
Coke works ok. Dawn also works ok.

Kitty litter or commercial oil dry like Dixie mentioned ground into a powder and down in the asphalt works really well.
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Thanks guys, I will try your ways to see what happens.
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I put Dawn dish soap on the spot. Scrub with a brush. Then hose off and repeat a couple times. Pressure washing can help a little bit but there is no way around the fact that the oil soaks INTO the concrete. It's not something you can simply wash off the surface.

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