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Hi all,

any recommendations for a fuel injection cleaner? Wynns and STP are mainstream choices, and BG 44K receives excellent reviews (at triple the price!), Forte was mentioned somewhere and I read about more brands here and there

Any opinion to help me decide highly appreciated! :2thumbsup:
 

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I don't know of any automobile manufacturer that recommends using an injector cleaner.
In fact, some injectors can even be damaged by using the wrong one. Unless you have a problem that an Audi mechanic has diagnosed, I would not do it.
 

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From my research after I posted the thread it seems you are right.. at first it seemed like a good idea to do some prevention but I guess there's something fishy about these cleaners to only be used in absolute need
 

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IIRC, these are essentialy a waste of money due to (1) our cars are direct-injected so the impact on carbon build-up is negligible, if anything; and (2) gasoline today has a fair amount of detergents and other "stuff" which do a similar job.
 

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I use a couple bottles of the Chevron Techron Fuel injection cleaner after every oil change for my Jeep, but I'm not sure if I would want to put that stuff in my Audi. I have no idea if it really makes a difference, but it makes me feel better, so I do it.
 
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