Should I put fuel injector cleaner in my car?

Should I put fuel injector cleaner in my car?

Generally, you can use fuel injector cleaner every 1,500 to 3,000 miles. Another way to know when to clean your fuel injectors is to look out for signs of a clogged fuel injector. These can include having trouble starting your vehicle, a rough feel when the vehicle is idling, decreased gas mileage, or poor performance.

Does it matter what fuel injector cleaner I use?

As far as how long it will take to fix those problems, it really depends on your fuel injector cleaning product. Higher-quality cleaning-fluid products will lead to improvement after fewer applications than others — you may even see improvement after running through just a single tank of fuel.

Do any fuel injector cleaners work?

To put things bluntly; yes, fuel injector cleaner does work, but only if you’re using it correctly. Injector cleaners will work, but you’ll need the higher concentrations from standalone additives to remove heavier long term deposits from your vehicle.

Which is the best fuel type for a Volvo XC?

Fuel type has been a popular topic over the years and I don’t think it will ever be resolved. Do a search and you should find lots of opinions. Bottom line is that Volvo recommends AKI octane of 91 (Premium) for best performance but the minimum required is AKI 87 (Regular). Your choice.

How much does premium unleaded fuel cost Volvo XC?

Over a 10,000 mile run, say with an average of 18-miles per gal (for lack of a better number at this time), that’s 555 gallons of fuel. At a 10-cent upgrade from medium to premium, that’s just $55 a year.

Do you put premium gas in a Volvo?

FWIW, I’ve always run premium gas in my Volvos (1976,1983,1985,1986 & now 2000 – all high-mileage) whether the manual calls for it or not. (The 2000 manual does call for premium; the rest recommended regular.)

What causes a Volvo XC70 to overheat?

Can’t speak for the XC90, but here in colorado, XC70’s experience overheating while driving under high load in the mountains. Under normal conditions, when the engine temp starts to climb, the ECU advances the timing to cool combustion chamber temps. With lower octane fuel, engine knock retards timing, causing temps to rise.