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What are the Signs of Clogged or Dirty Fuel Injectors?

What are the Signs of Clogged or Dirty Fuel Injectors?

For the engine of a vehicle to operate correctly, it requires the proper quantity of fuel according to specific demands. The fuel injection system allows the fuel to be mixed with the right proportion of air before entering the inlet port and into the relevant chamber. One problem with fuel injectors is that they can become clogged or dirty. This may affect its ability to work and can lead to needing a replacement. Here are some signs to look out for to know if your fuel injectors have become damaged or unclean: Engine stalls or fails - If the level of fuel needed to power the vehicle can't be supplied, the normal revs per minute (RPM) won't be met and the engine will stall or die. Engine starts to vibrate - A faulty injector can prevent the relevant cylinder involved to fire correctly. This can cause your engine to vibrate while the vehicle is moving and you try to give it power. Engine misfires - A clogged or dirty engine can cause the car to misfire, leading it to halt o ... read more

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