Importance of a Clean Fuel System | Car Tips
While many people neglect cleaning their fuel system, it is actually a very important aspect to proper car maintenance. A clean fuel system can help to improve many things such as; power and performance, fuel economy, and driveability.
Your fuel system consists of your gas tank, fuel lines, fuel filters, fuel injectors, fuel pumps and a spark plug. If the fuel injectors get clogged, the stream of your fuel system doesn’t flow as well, and your vehicle has to use more gas and more power. Fuel varnish deposits are usually the cause of a clogged fuel system. To ensure that your fuel system is cleaned properly, you should take your vehicle into a mechanic as they will have the proper tools/products and expertise.
To make sure your vehicle is under the best shape possible, it is recommended that you clean your fuel system every year or every 25,000 kilometres, whichever comes first. Also, if you’re noticing a significant reduction in power or gas mileage, it may be a good idea to get your fuel system checked out.
Patrick Britton – Guest Blogger