What is a Fuel System Cleaning and Why do You Need it?

Blog - Fuel CleaningIs your vehicle running sluggishly or lacking acceleration? It might be time for a fuel system cleaning.

When it comes to fuel, it’s all about flow! Every time you press the gas pedal, you control how much fuel and air goes into the engine. The pedal tells the throttle valve how much air to let in and the computer tells the fuel system how much fuel to deliver. These calculated amounts of air and fuel are typically mixed together before being sucked into the combustion chamber of an engine cylinder. There, the spark plug ignites the mixture, producing the controlled burn that powers the vehicle.

Over time, deposits can form in critical areas of the fuel system. A clogged fuel system or fuel filter can result in reduced fuel economy and loss of power. Periodic Fuel System Cleaning can help maintain optimal engine performance.

A Fuel System Cleaning helps keeps your car performing like it should. Jiffy Lube of Indiana technicians are trained to clean your fuel system of performance-robbing deposits. Multi-step cleaners are used to clean the fuel system and combustion chamber. We can also replace your fuel filter if it needs replacement, due to clogging or age.

A Fuel System Cleaning helps:

  • Remove fuel varnish build-up
  • Reduce cylinder head deposits
  • Remove intake valve deposits

The end result is a cleaner fuel system with more pep and responsiveness when you press the gas pedal!

As the largest system of franchised service centers in the fast lube industry, our mission is to provide Indiana drivers with expert preventive maintenance services to prolong the life of your vehicle. Stop by any of our 52 locations in the Indianapolis area and around the state of Indiana, to learn if a Fuel System Cleaning would benefit your vehicle.

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