• Tiny
  • auntiem612
  • Ford Contour

I would like to now if there are any fuel additives that will help to clean the EGR valve until I can have it done professionally?

1997 Ford Contour
100602 miles
Automatic transmission

Friday, November 23rd, 2007 AT 2:53 PM

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  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
  • Member

Regular highway driving usually helps to prevent carbon from accumulating on the EGR valve. A good quality fuel and regular use of fuel injection cleaner should help, too. I wouldn t recommend switching to a premium grade of fuel, though. The lower octane level fuels have additives, too. Yes, the EGR valve can be cleaned and doesn t always have to be replaced. But make sure to take an occasional drive on the highway. Also, it should help to use a fuel injection cleaner maybe once a month.

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Friday, November 23rd, 2007 AT 4:04 PM

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