Carb Cleaner

Discussion in 'Capri Chit Chat' started by stevep28, 16 June 2014.

  1. stevep28

    stevep28 Registered Capri Power Member

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    Just wondering if it is OK to use a carb cleaner aerosol on a 2.8i?
    Instructions are pretty vague apart from applying it to air intake/throttle body.
    Presumably it can't do any harm?
     
  2. CapriGear

    CapriGear Capri Gear Trader

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    You'll be O.K with that,I always take the throttle housing off before I clean it.
     
  3. trevster mk 2

    trevster mk 2 Registered Capri Power Member

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    on my modern, well relatively (1998) avensis which is is injection i use injection cleaner (petrol additive)
     
  4. stevep28

    stevep28 Registered Capri Power Member

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    Ok thanks for the replies, will give it a go.
     

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