Fuel Injection System in Maidstone

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Top garages for Fuel Injection System in Maidstone (109 found)
Majestic Ventures Ltd
2 Job Completed
Chatham
5.0 / 5

MAIDSTONE MOT CENTRE LTD
428 Jobs Completed
Sutton Valence
4.9 / 5

We are a family run business based in Sutton Valence Nr. Maidstone offering servicing, MOT & repair on all makes and models of vehicle providing a cost effective alternat

JR Vehicle Services
692 Jobs Completed
Aylesford
4.7 / 5

We are an independant garage that caters for most of your vehicle needs. We are fully qualified, fully insured and very keen to repair vehicles honestly and as reasona

SA Auto Services Ltd
8 Job Completed
Maidstone
4.0 / 5

An Tyres & Company
357 Jobs Completed
Kent
4.5 / 5

We are glad that you took the time out to know more about us. We are AN Tyres, and we are the most popular auto garage in and around Maidstone. We started small in 201

Elite Garages Strood
253 Jobs Completed
Rochester
4.0 / 5

Elite Garages are one of the South’s leading independent tyre, MOT and car service operators with a turnover in excess of £53 million and around 240 employees. Elite

autotrend motor services limited
377 Jobs Completed
CHATHAM
4.6 / 5

Autotrend Motor Services offers Car & Light Commercial Repairs, MOT Testing (Class 4 and Class 7), Welding, Air Conditioning, Servicing, Clutches, Tracking and Diagno

Mach 1 Automotive LTD
239 Jobs Completed
Chatham
4.9 / 5

We are a small family run business and 100% committed to customer satisfaction. We aim to provide a personal and high-quality service. We will back up all our work with a

Vehicle Mobile Solutions / VMS Customs Ltd
3 Jobs Completed
CHATHAM
5.0 / 5

Based in Chatham VMS have experience in carrying out all manor work on cars and vans. We have high cusotmer retention working on private vehicles and for a wide range

Smith Vehicle Services
387 Jobs Completed
Rochester
4.4 / 5

Mobile mechanic based in the Medway towns. Covering all of Medway, Maidstone, Swale & surrounding areas. 9 years experience working on all vehicles to a high level w

Claremont Motors - Staplehurst
59 Jobs Completed
Staplehurst
4.5 / 5

We are proud to be part of thriving local communities with our Garages in Staplehurst,dartford & Welling. We know how important reputation and trust are when it comes

SM Mobile Mechanics
164 Jobs Completed
ROCHESTER
4.6 / 5

At SM Mobile Mechanic we are fully insured mobile mechanics, making your motoring needs simple and convenient. We offer a wide range of services including; servicing, bra

Dan's Automotive Services Limited
7 Jobs Completed
KENT
5.0 / 5

We based in Sittingbourne, Kent we offer a wide range of services including 0% repayments for repairs over £100 which can be used for Vehicle Breakdowns, MOT's, Mobile Me

Shanes Autos
42 Jobs Completed
Borough green
5.0 / 5

Qualified vehicle mechanic based in Sevenoaks. We do all kinds of car repairs, servicing, mot's, brakes, tyres, etc. We are a reliable garage who will complete all the wo

Black Lion MOT Centre
48 Jobs Completed
Gillingham
3.7 / 5

Black Lion MOT Centre is an established and respected local garage based in Gillingham. We are a family run business able to provide a wide range of automotive services a

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Fuel Injection System in Maidstone

Average rating for  Fuel Injection System in Maidstone bookings

3.20

5 reviews

The fuel pump is responsible for pumping fuel into the cylinders of the engine and performs an extremely important function in the running of a car.

Fuel injectors are susceptible to becoming dirty and often require cleaning, when they become clogged they can cause noticeable problems when driving.

There are some tell-tale signs that your fuel injector needs cleaning so as soon as you see the following indicators, take your to a mechanic.

You can buy fuel injector cleaning kits and perform the job yourself, however this will require getting your hands dirty and removing the part from the engine.

Unless you are a trained professional, this can be a difficult job which is why we would recommend that you leave the work to mechanic!

However, if you would like to carry out the work yourself, here is a step by step guide on how to clean a fuel injector.

Buy a fuel injection cleaning kit

The first step is the easiest, simply go to any shop around Maidstone that sells car cleaning kits and get your hands on a fuel injection cleaning kit.

There may be more than one type of kit as different so make sure to get the right one for your car.

You may even have to assemble the kit yourself by buying cleaning fluid and other materials if there is not a full kit on sale.

Make sure to ask for help if you don’t know what to look for.

Find the fuel injector

Each car is different and so the fuel injector will be located in different places. The easies way to find the part is by using the manual that came with your car when your first bought it. This will list where the fuel injection pump is.

Disconnecting the fuel injection pump

This is where the job starts to get technical and we would once again recommend that you only follow these steps if you are familiar with car maintenance and are able to navigate a car engine with ease.

The fuel injectors will be connected to the fuel pump and there will be a few of them.

Remove the injectors and connect a fuel return line or U tube which will divert the fuel back to the tank.

Specific vehicles will require the complete removal of the fuel pump or relay for proper cleaning to be possible.

There should be a section in your car owners manual that tells you about how to disconnect the injectors from the pump and connect a U tube or return line so pay close attention to the instructions.

Disconnect the pressure regulator line

You should consult your car owners manual to locate the vacuum line, once you’ve found where it is in the engine, remove the tube.

Connect the cleaning kit

The first thing you’ll need to do is locate the fuel pressure test port and connect your new cleaning kit.

The kit itself will have detailed instructions on how to perform this task.

The cleaner fluid itself is flammable so it’s vital that you don’t spill any of it over your engine or get it on the injectors themselves.

Open fuel cap

The cleaning kit works by shooting cleaning fluid and air at high pressure around the fuel system, however there needs to be somewhere for the air to escape just in case there is a blockage and a build up of pressure begins.

Ignoring this precaution could result in serious damage being caused to your car.

Turning on your engine

Make sure that all of the connections are properly fixed and ensure the fuel pump is switched off.

Now its time to turn on the engine.

The cleaner will then circulate through the injectors until the cycle is complete, make sure to follow the exact instructions on your specific kit as the time to leave the engine on may vary from kit to kit and engine type to engine type.

emoving the cleaner and reconnecting components

When you have switched the engine off, you will be free to remove the cleaner and reconnect all of the other parts that you have disconnected.

Once more, follow the instructions on in your car owners manual and on the cleaning kit itself to ensure this is all done properly.

Remember to close the fuel cap once you have completed cleaning your fuel injector.

Turning on the engine

This is the moment of truth and when you will find out whether you have managed to complete the job properly.

Turn on your car engine and listen to see if there are any abnormal sounds coming for the engine. If this is the case then you should take your car to a mechanic immediately and tell them what has happened.

However, if your car is still suffering from the symptoms we listed earlier in the guide, your fuel injector pump and injectors may need replacing and cleaning them has simply had no effect as they are damaged.

Fuel injection repair

If cleaning the parts of the fuel injection system has not resolved your issue, you will need to take your car in for repair.

As there are several parts that make up the system there may only be certain parts that require repair or replacement so costs and time taken to complete the work will vary greatly.

If you have attempted to clean the system with using the advice above, make sure to tell the mechanic as they will likely attempt to carry this work out in a first attempt to resolve the issue.

Finding a mechanic you can trust to do a good job and charge a fair price, is not always easy, which is why we simplified the process.

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