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June 15, 2011, 8:13 pm

Melodie P

Question: Is an in tank fuel injector cleaner safe to use?

My car has 83,000+ miles and I have heard conflicting info on the use of fuel injector cleaners. If it is O.K. to use, is there any particular brand you would recommend?

June 17, 2011, 4:44 am

Ron W
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I don't recommend fuel additives for the most part. If you use brand name fuels, most have enough additives in them already to keep the injectors clean.

Techron is really the only exception. Lots of testing has been on Techron to show it is safe and does help remove deposits. Other products (STP, MegaPower,BG, ect) may be fine as well, but I have never seen the data showing whether they work or not.

If you just fill up with Chevron gas once in a while you get the say results as buying an $8 bottle of Techron at your local parts store.

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