How do I clean the injector?
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Every car owner knows that sooner or laterthe injector will need cleaning. After all, the injectors, which carry out the injection of fuel, no matter how modern they are, somehow coked up. Combustion products and high temperatures do their own dirty work, and with untimely cleaning of the injectors, they can at all become worthless. Next, we will analyze how to clean the injector and what is needed for this.
How to clean the injector yourself
At the moment there are two ways to clean the injectors. The first is the dismantling of the injector from the engine and the cleaning of the injector. The second one - simpler, involves cleaning the injector without dismantling. We will analyze each of them separately. It should be noted that the injector of the machine must be checked regularly, at least twice a year for the season change (from winter to summer and vice versa).
We recommend reading the article on the topic: How to check the injector.
Cleaning the injector without dismantling
This method involves the purchase of additives forfuel. You need to choose a specialized additive to clean the injector. It is best to consult with a specialist in this regard, as everything depends on the novelty of the engine parts and the life of the machine. An important role is played by the fuel standard. You need to buy such an additive, which is suitable for your case, otherwise it will not be effective.
Add an additive before filling the tankgasoline. Nothing more is required. However, it should be noted that many experts consider this method of cleaning the injectors ineffective. It is only a preventive measure and no more.
Cleaning the injector by dismantling
This method is more efficient than the first. Among the advantages of dismantling the injector are:
- Possibility to evaluate the defects of injectors and all parts of the injector;
- Thorough cleaning;
- Isolated from other parts of the engine work.
In order to clean the injector you will needtechnical acetone, which can be purchased in many household chemical shops, as well as a five-cubed syringe, a plastic container for eating. It is advisable to use gloves (medical or construction). Specialists, as a rule, use special equipment and tools for cleaning the injector system. However, it is not difficult to clean an injector, and even a beginner can cope with such a procedure.
Consider the cleaning process in detail:
- Take the syringe five cubes or more.
- Cut the tip of the syringe - so that you can inject acetone into the nozzle opening.
- Next, make a bath for the injectors. To do this, you can use a plastic container for food, which will need to be filled with acetone.
- After cleaning the injectors, flush the entire injector with a syringe.
- As a result, the nebulizer should give out fog - this indicates that the flushing was performed qualitatively.
After the procedure, you should wash your hands inhot water. Remember that acetone vapor is poisonous and it is not recommended to inhale them. It is better to carry out this procedure in medical gloves. Do not use a plastic container for food.
In addition to our article, we recommend that you read one more article on cleaning the injector system: How to clean the injectors.