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What are the Symptoms of Dirty Fuel Injectors?

What are the Symptoms of Dirty Fuel Injectors?

Your fuel injectors are interconnected with your car's fuel pump and filter to provide the exact amount of fuel and air for your engine. Gasoline is delivered through the fuel pump and brought directly to the injector. From there, the gas is sprayed into an intake manifold, where it mixes with the air for balance. This air-fuel mixture is successfully compressed inside the combustion chamber, which creates the energy your engine needs to power the motor. However, fuel injectors can collect dirt, soot, and grime over time, which means that getting them cleaned is the solution to your woes. There are a few signs of trouble you might notice, one of which is when your engine misfires. This happens when vibrations are sent throughout your car to the point when it begins to shake. This is because the balance between air and fuel has been disrupted by the injector, and once it enters the engine, it gets noticed through shaking and vibrating. Vehicles that shake or sputter during traffic ... read more