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Questions tagged [carb-cleaner]

A petrochemical based fluid used to clean carburetors

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What causes gel'd gas in float bowl?

The attached picture shows (right float bowl) accumulation after just a week after cleaning and reassembling carbs. Just after opening the bowls, they dried bits seen in the picture were similar to ...
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Advice for cleaning an electrically actuated EGR valve

Intro - skip to TL;DR for the main part of the question... I keep getting P0402 errors indicating EGR excessive flow on a VW Golf IV Variant, 1.6 l, 16V, engine code AZD. When warm, the engine ...
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How can I dispose of the waste products I get from working on my car more effectively?

I have some real challenges disposing of various fluids and consumable objects from working on vehicles at home in my small workshop. Some of the more common things that I want to be able to dispose ...
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Brake cleaner vs carb cleaner vs throttle-body cleaner

So I was spring-cleaning my man-cave/garage over the weekend and came across my assortment of chemical sprays - specifically carb cleaner and throttle body cleaner which caught my eye. Is there any ...