I don't see how the spheres could turn the oil black while I do see how the engine oil could.
Non-diesels don't usually get black oil. But I've seen black SLS on those. The rubber diaphragms in the spheres can decompose, as can the rubber strut hoses. The rest of the system is 'hard'.
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