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ssbtech 11-10-2012 11:34 AM

Suggestions for fuel injector cleaner?
 
As the title says, can anyone recommend any decent fuel injector cleaner to add to the fuel tank?

I suspect my valve problems were the result of a poor flowing injector which was replaced. The other three are original still and I wouldn't mind running something through them to clean them.

There aren't any places here that do proper injector cleaning.

Thanks.

balrock01 11-10-2012 12:03 PM

I bought a big jug of the Lucas and put in a few ounces every other fill up.

Pyrojones 11-11-2012 09:32 PM

I have, in all my current research, determined that if you are thinking that you need to run some cleaner that it might just be time to save to replace them as PM. And the + to that is not having them be the problem when future irritating CEL's pop up!
Just my 2 cents, not that its even worth that.

bluesuby 11-12-2012 01:39 PM

Techron. One 20 oz bottle in a full gas tank, run until near empty just before every oil change. Keeps them clean, no issues. Advance often sells Techron 2 for 1 on sale ($12.99).

froggert 11-13-2012 08:46 AM

+1 for techron.

ssbtech 11-13-2012 09:20 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by bluesuby (Post 4155648)
Techron. One 20 oz bottle in a full gas tank, run until near empty just before every oil change. Keeps them clean, no issues. Advance often sells Techron 2 for 1 on sale ($12.99).

How about I just Chevron with Techron?

bluesuby 11-13-2012 04:02 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by ssbtech (Post 4156793)
How about I just Chevron with Techron?

That's good. No Chevron gasoline in my area.

quick4dr 11-14-2012 09:34 AM

Add 1/3 bottle of seafoam to the gas tank, or Lucas works well too!

GTTuner 11-14-2012 09:36 AM

+2 for Techron.

ktown_legacy_wagon 11-14-2012 10:40 AM

+1 Techron - Local Autozone had Buy 1 get 1 free today. Bought 6 bottles for the price of 3.

ssbtech 11-14-2012 10:49 AM

So is filling up at Chevron (with techron in their fuel) any better than filling up at Esso or Shell?

The car has only ever seen Esso, Shell, Petro Canada or Chevron fuel.

Max Capacity 11-14-2012 01:29 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by ssbtech (Post 4158581)
So is filling up at Chevron (with techron in their fuel) any better than filling up at Esso or Shell?

The car has only ever seen Esso, Shell, Petro Canada or Chevron fuel.

I'm sure they will tell you yes it is.

Most new fuels have cleaning additives in them. You really shouldn't need to add clean often.

joshf 12-10-2012 07:18 PM

I've always trusted techron once or twice a year.

HDTurbo 12-11-2012 04:46 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by ktown_legacy_wagon (Post 4158560)
+1 Techron - Local Autozone had Buy 1 get 1 free today. Bought 6 bottles for the price of 3.

Are you sure?!?!?! My local autozone had Techron (20 oz) for BOGO for $1 :lol:

JmP6889928 12-16-2012 06:52 PM

I rarely post on here but having been a rep for 8 different fuel injector cleaners, I can tell you exactly which ones work. Berryman Chem Tooler in the red white and blue can at AZ or O'Reillys for about $4 is the best cleaner there is on the market. Techron runs in second place and works well but if you want to actually see an increase in fuel mileage and feel the difference, try the Berryman. They also have a Total Fuel System Conditioner that works great too, but it's a bit more expensive.


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