Carbon deposits in your car's engine leads to poor performance. Engines with excessive carbon deposits waste gas and are not effective at passing smog through the system. There are a handful of products that help dissolve and remove carbon deposits from your car's engine, which leads to better performance and can ultimately save you money in gas and repairs. Before using any of these products, contact a professional mechanic to make sure it'll be safe and effective for your particular vehicle.
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Motorvac CarbonClean System
Motorvac makes a product called CarbonClean MCS 245. It is a machine that cleans the fuel system and safely dissolves carbon deposits from your vehicle. The CarbonClean MCS 245 is OEM-tested and was named one of the Top 20 Tools by "Motor Magazine." Unlike other products that you pour into your gas tank, the CarbonClean MCS 245 is a portable machine you connect to your vehicle. Besides dissolving carbon deposits, the CarbonClean MCS 245 improves performance and mileage, and reduces emission. It is portable and runs on 12-volt DC power. Purchase the CarbonClean MCS 245 online at a variety of automotive product sites (see Resources), or contact your local mechanic to order one.
Seafoam Motor Treatment
Seafoam Motor Treatment is another product designed to dissolve and remove carbon deposits from car engines. It also removes oil residue and helps engines idle more smoothly. It is a 100-percent-pure petroleum product that works on both gasoline and diesel engines. It is registered with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a safe product to use on your vehicle. It is used as a fuel additive. Purchase Seafoam Motor Treatment from a variety of automotive product retailers; see Resources for a list.
BG Products, Inc. makes a product called BG 44K designed to dissolve and remove carbon deposits in an engine. It helps restore the flow in fuel injectors for better performance and gas mileage and reduced emissions. BG 44K is also designed to increase the longevity of an engine by helping it run longer and more efficiently. It is available in both can and bottle form, and is used by simply pouring it into your gas tank when you fill up your vehicle with gas. BG 44K is available to buy at over 15,000 authorized BG service centers around the country; contact your local service center to learn more. BG Products claims the product will not harm your vehicle's catalytic converter or oxygen sensor.
Berryman B 12 Chemtool Gas Treatment Carb Cleaner
Berryman makes a product called B 12 Chemtool Gas Treatment Carb Cleaner that helps dissolve and remove carbon deposits. It cleans the internal fuel system of an engine and also removes gum and varnish deposits. It helps cars start faster and idle more smoothly, and helps increase the car's fuel economy with more efficient performance. Like the other products, B 12 Chemtool Gas Treatment Carb Cleaner is poured into the gas tank when you fill up your vehicle. This product is available to purchase from a variety of automotive product websites (see Resources). Contact your local mechanic to inquire about purchasing from a local store.