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7 Signs You Need A Fuel Induction Service

September 2, 2020

7 Signs You Need A Fuel Induction Service

Each time you start up your vehicle it puts wear on the engine. Over time air and fuel deposits can build up inside, making it harder for your engine to perform its best and also reduce your gas mileage. A fuel induction service can help!

What Is A Fuel Induction Service?

A fuel induction service clears out the carbon deposits and other buildup that forms inside your engine’s parts. 

Watch this short, informative video to learn the purpose & benefits of this service:

A fuel induction service removes carbon deposits from the engine’s injectors, valves and combustion chambers. Carbon deposits are the result of additives used in modern gasolines to keep them stable and burnable.

7 Signs You Need A Fuel Induction Service

This service is recommended to prevent emissions failure, engine pinging problems, rough idle problems, hard starting and stalling. These issues can be associated with:

  1. Slower pickup when you step on your gas pedal
  2. Shaking or vibrating while your car is in idle
  3. Lower fuel efficiency
  4. A rougher ride than usual
  5. Loss of power
  6. Check engine light is on
  7. Emission testing failure

How Often Is A Fuel Induction Service Needed?

A fuel induction service is usually recommended for most vehicles around 60k miles or so. Routine maintenance of your fuel system can prevent many long term problems, engine damage and cold starts. If your car is showing any of the symptoms mentioned above, it could mean you need a fuel induction service.

It doesn’t take much to clog your fuel injectors. Their openings are roughly half the size of a pinhole. It only takes an 8 – 10 percent blockage to cause a misfire in your engine.  That’s why it’s so important to have your fuel injectors serviced. This is the type of service that offers instant and noticeable improvements to your vehicle’s performance, including:

  • Improved gas mileage
  • Better engine performance
  • Faster acceleration
  • Lowers harmful emission levels
  • Cleans fuel injectors, throttle body, plenum & air intake
  • Removes the combustion chamber deposits
  • Corrects the balance of the fuel and air inside the system
a graphic showing fuel induction

What Is Included In A Fuel Induction Service?

This is somewhat of a difficult question to answer. Some vehicles may just need their fuel induction cleaned, while others may need fuel inductions and throttle bodies replaced. When you visit ABS Unlimited, we will do a multi-point inspection and inspect the fuel induction for carbon buildup, throttle body and throttle plate, intake valves and combustion chambers and intake manifold and runners. Based on the inspection we will service your vehicle based on the repairs needed. 

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