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Tech Tip: Spot and Solve Common Fuel System Problems

Here’s the truth no matter how you cut it: a vehicle won’t run right if it’s not consistently getting the fuel it needs. Consistency is key, because the gateway to today’s fuel systems are the fuel injectors that open and close in millionths of a second to spray a controlled dose of fuel into the engine. Here are three typical symptoms that indicate a fuel system problem, usually because the fuel injector tolerance is no longer in balance.

Power Loss: Power loss, as well as alternating high and low engine revving and sluggish acceleration, can be a clear sign of fuel injector problems. This is often the result of fuel injectors being clogged or dirty, which impedes fuel delivery.
Misfiring Engine: An engine that…

Not All Fuel Treatments Are Created Equal

Alan C. of Pensacola, FL is learning what thousands of others are: not all fuel treatments are created equal. He just emailed us, and here’s what he says (reused with permission):
I have a 2008 Honda Fit, with over 90,000 miles on it. For some time, the engine has been missing while idling, whenever the A/C was turned on (it’s a really small engine and I figured that, for some reason, it didn’t have enough power to pull the A/C at idle); in fact, it would miss and run rough as I ran through first and second gears.

Trying to figure out what was causing this, I finally elminated everything except the possibility of either dirty injectors or bad…