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Do you use or plan to use a fuel injector cleaner in your Ody?

  • With every fillup

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • When mileage drops or the engine runs rough

    Votes: 2 4.3%
  • Before a long trip

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Every several fillups

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • After a certain number of miles

    Votes: 1 2.1%
  • Every couple of months

    Votes: 2 4.3%
  • Once or twice a year

    Votes: 11 23.4%
  • Less than once per year

    Votes: 1 2.1%
  • More so as the engine ages

    Votes: 1 2.1%
  • On a schedule with oil changes

    Votes: 10 21.3%
  • Never

    Votes: 5 10.6%
  • Maybe later, just not now on the new engine

    Votes: 5 10.6%
  • I believe they are bad for engines and shouldn't be used

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • The gas I buy keeps the injectors clean

    Votes: 9 19.1%
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Discussion Starter · #1 · (Edited)
Fuel Injector Cleaner

(oops, I mean cleaner, not "clener" :mad: )

Do you use a liquid fuel injector cleaner in your Ody? Pick the closest answer.

Is there a particular brand of injector cleaner you would like to recommend?

How should someone decide when to use a cleaner?
 

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Fuel Injector Cleaner Every Oil Change

My choice is not up there ... I add fuel injector cleaner every time I change my oil, which is about every 5,000 miles.
 

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I usually only use QuickTrip and Phillips 66 gas. Both claim to contain fuel system cleaners. I've never used fuel injector cleaner in any of my vehicles, and have never had a problem with any of the injectors. :)
-Mark
 

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Re: Fuel Injector Cleaner Every Oil Change

MarioB said:
My choice is not up there ... I add fuel injector cleaner every time I change my oil, which is about every 5,000 miles.
Thanks for the suggestion, we had space to add another option, so it's there now.
 

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Re: Fuel Injector Cleaner

Maugham said:
Do you use a liquid fuel injector cleaner in your Ody? This poll is multiple choice, select as many options as are appropriate for you.

Is there a particular brand of injector cleaner you would like to recommend?

How should someone decide when to use a cleaner?
I think this was more a problem in the past as the gas mixture has improved over the years. I use the cheapest injector cleaner I can find and only use it after each oil change. I bet that with most major brands of gasoline nowadays that injector cleaners are mixed in with the fuels. I doubt that one needs to actually add anything, although it can't hurt - at worst its just a few bucks maybe twice a year flushed down the toilet.

I'd say if the fuel you are using says something like "cleans as you drive", further injector cleaners are not necessary.
 
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Multiple selections don't work:mad: !

The gas contains detergents so I only use fuel injector cleaners, Techron, when needed.
 

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I can't recall the last time I saw dirty injectors on an engine always run on premium fuel. I won't use 87 in my lawnmower.

Personal opinion :)
 

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02-RRP-EX said:
Multiple selections don't work:mad: !...
Wow, that is too weird!

I set it up with multiple selections and I selected three different answers myself so it definitely was working. I don't know what happened to it. Later I added four options to bring the total to 14, I wonder if somehow that changed the poll. I'll ask Jim.

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UPDATE: We can't figure out what happened. Rather than start the poll over again, which is the only way to get multiple choice again, I'll just let it continue the way it is :mad: :mad: :mad: .
 

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Re: Fuel Injector Cleaner

Maugham said:
(oops, I mean cleaner, not "clener" :mad: )

Do you use a liquid fuel injector cleaner in your Ody? Pick the closest answer.

Is there a particular brand of injector cleaner you would like to recommend?

How should someone decide when to use a cleaner?
Do i need to use one ?
 

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Re: Re: Fuel Injector Cleaner

odzy said:
Do i need to use one?
That's what the poll is about. There appears to be more than two sides to the issue.
 

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Good poll. It is amazing how reliable fuel injection systems are. As I think back, I have been driving fuel injected vehicles since 1985 (foreign and domestic) and have never had a problem with the injectors or fuel system. I have always used fuel injection cleaner or more recently, fuel system cleaner (STP), usually at every oil change, sometimes every other oil change.
Have always used gas from reliable service stations (Conoco, Phillips, Texaco). Not sure if any of this helped with having no problems but I will stick with it.
I just wish the rest of most automobiles were as reliable as the fuel injection systems.
 

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Fuel Injector Cleaner

(oops, I mean cleaner, not "clener" :mad: )

Do you use a liquid fuel injector cleaner in your Ody? Pick the closest answer.

Is there a particular brand of injector cleaner you would like to recommend?

How should someone decide when to use a cleaner?
Take them out,blow thru them ,brake cleaner,carb cleanee
 

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Top Tier fuels contain some cleaners. A can of concentrated cleaner contains much more.

It's cheap and easy maintenance, especially needed with the long periods of shutdown during the pandemic.
 
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