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2011 Toyota Prius II 5dr HB (GS)

2011 Toyota Prius
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Front Wheel Drive, 5 Door Liftback, Mid-size
51 mpg city / 48 mpg hwy
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June 9, 2008, 2:02 pm


Question: Is there any benefit to using injector cleaners?

The dealer recommended a fuel injector service, but does it make sense on a 2008? How about over the counter products?

June 10, 2008, 4:56 pm

David V

Injector cleaners work well and I have had good success with a product called BG 44K. However, I would not use something like this until you have logged some significant miles on the car (60,000-75,000). In the meantime, be sure to use quality fuels like Chevron that already have detergents like Techron mixed in. As your car ages, you'll find that a can of BG 44k or similar can help clean out carbon deposits and other contaminants that have built up over time.

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