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Old 04-01-2012, 04:41 AM   #24 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by bandit86 View Post
If injectors crud up why not run water in the intake an steam clean the cylinders?
This will not clean the crud from the internals of the injectors - mainly the plunger, spring and orifices. It typically happens with SVO or WVO that is insufficiently heated, or many other non-diesel fuels forced through it. Literally.

If you are playing around with a vehicle with a DPF, I HIGHLY recommend staying away from anything that contains synthetics like engine oils or ATF. They will fill the DPF with ash in no time flat. The ash will not regen out and you will be removing the DPF to clean or replace it.
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