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What is a fuel system tune-up?

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Over time, spray from the fuel injectors in a car engine clogs up, causing the nozzles of the fuel injectors to become clogged. A fuel system tune-up can help resolve this issue.

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As fuel injector nozzles become clogged, they burn more fuel but result in less power. Cleaning the fuel pump, fuel lines and injectors is the first step in a fuel system tune-up. Adding more cleaner to a warm engine helps to remove debris and any remaining clogs from the combustion chambers. Cleaning the air intake is the final step in a fuel system tune-up and removes deposits that restrict air flow.

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