Fuel Induction Service

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Well, what do they DO?
If it's *injector* service, then it has little to do with the valves.
And I've never found injector service necessary, just a dealer add-on, and how do you know they did anything at all other than add however much to your bill?
J.
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"JRStern" wrote in message wrote:

Well, what do they DO?
If it's *injector* service, then it has little to do with the valves.
And I've never found injector service necessary, just a dealer add-on, and how do you know they did anything at all other than add however much to your bill?
J. -------------------------------------------------------- Reply: As described by the dealers inspection report: " Utilizing specialized tools, our skilled technicians will clean fuel injectors, clean the throttle body, clean the plenum and air-intake, clean intake valves and ports, remove combustion chamber deposits and correct the balance of fuel and air in the system." The claim the service must be performed every 15,000 miles. Cost $129.95. This ought to warm Jim Beam's heart!
TWW
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On 05/16/2013 04:18 AM, tww1491 wrote:

translation: "we spray a $3 can of cleaner into the throttle body. maybe."

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Oh, come on. This sounds like your typical dealer profit-building bumpf.
The "plenum and air intake" NEVER need attention. NEVER NEVER NEVER!.
The intake valves and ports, plus any combustion chamber deposits, will get cleaned when the injectors are cleaned. From that description, they're probably doing a Motorvac. Motorvac isn't bad, just not often necessary.
If the air/fuel balance was off by enough to matter, your Check Engine light would be on by now. Or your fuel-trim numbers would be way off normal.
Now, the throttle-body clean IS actually a pretty good idea, but that takes about 15 minutes once the car is in the bay. See what they'd charge for that alone. If it's more than $50, skip it for now.
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Oh, come on. This sounds like your typical dealer profit-building bumpf.
The "plenum and air intake" NEVER need attention. NEVER NEVER NEVER!.
The intake valves and ports, plus any combustion chamber deposits, will get cleaned when the injectors are cleaned. From that description, they're probably doing a Motorvac. Motorvac isn't bad, just not often necessary.
If the air/fuel balance was off by enough to matter, your Check Engine light would be on by now. Or your fuel-trim numbers would be way off normal.
Now, the throttle-body clean IS actually a pretty good idea, but that takes about 15 minutes once the car is in the bay. See what they'd charge for that alone. If it's more than $50, skip it for now.
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On 05/17/2013 05:02 AM, tww1491 wrote:

ok, when responding to a post, don't write below someone's sig. for both email and usenet, a reader app looks for a line with two hyphens, two spaces and a carriage return in a row. when it sees them, it ignores anything below and won't quote on any response. to get your response quoted above, i had to copy and paste or i'd simply have tegger's response and writing to you would make no sense.
the best way to read usenet is to use a specific usenet application, and point it at a proper usenet server. there are a multitude of apps for all o/s platforms, and there are free servers if your isp does not already provide. others will recommend i'm sure.
re your car, to "inspect" prior to determining whether this operation is actually appropriate or not, they would need to borescope [if they wanted to be less invasive] or they'd need to remove the intake manifold. since you already know they're not doing either, that tells you all you need to know about their sales ethic here.
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