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browneyedchikk
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Aug 24, 7:27pm - #39100 
fuel injector...?

hey my friend told me to use a bottle of fuel injector because im getting really bad gas mileage...did anyone ever try this? i don't wanna mess with my car...


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Aug 24, 7:28pm - #39101 
fuel injector cleaner, you mean. Like that STP stuff. It's really a waste of money, so don't bother.

Edit: Actually, it might not be a waste depending on how many miles you got on your celica. One bottle of that stuff every oil change ain't bad if you have a high mileage vehicle.

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Aug 24, 7:29pm - #39102 
i only use it everytime i change oil, it helps thumbsup


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Aug 24, 8:27pm - #39103 
I'm sure it helps, but if your injectors are really bad, you should get them cleaned at the shop. They will do a flush so your whole fuel system will be clean.

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Aug 24, 8:34pm - #39104 
Those fuel system cleaners are more a preventative measure than something that will unclog injectors. It just prevents the buildup but once they are dirty, you must have them removed and cleaned proffesionally.

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Aug 24, 8:57pm - #39105 
you mean fuel injectors that increase octane ratings? they help by about 5 miles a gallon.

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