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Old 15th June 2013, 11:38   #1
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There have been threads about Redex, Terraclean, branded fuels, what are the opinions as to the best fuel system cleaners? As I haven't had the car long I'd just like to run a cleaner through it. I've used Forte in the past but don't know if it made any difference, never tried Redex, thought about Terraclean but at £108 and reports that the effect only lasts a few months . . . . hmmm
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Old 15th June 2013, 13:56   #2
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Why do you thing the fuel system needs cleaning?

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Old 15th June 2013, 14:12   #3
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Unless there is an issue chances are it doesn't need anything doing to it.
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No reason for doing it, just as I said I haven't owned it for long. It does have a FSH but don't know if it's ever had a cleaner run through it.
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Old 15th June 2013, 19:05   #5
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Cleaning parts on the bench I've found that petrol works very well.
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Fuel cleaners will clean the entire fuel system, problem with this is that dirt can be dislodged from pipes and pumps and be sent around the system some of which could eventually make it to the injectors
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General advice is leave things as they are, use quality branded fuels that's it and that's all.
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