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I went to the dealership today to get a "can" of it... and dude looked at me like I was lost in time. "Sir, we stopped selling that product years ago, what year is the vehicle? Oh, it isn't intended for injected cars..."

So I am standing there w/o a clue (no part number) and have to leave with my tail between my legs, after he shows me some "newer" products that may work the same... One was called "Cleen" and sounded like the trick.

So, now I have a few questions:

1) What is the GM P/N for Top Engine Cleaner?

2) Does this go in a full tank of gas, or am I supposed to pour it in through the up-pipe as described elsewhere?

Danka,
 

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I just called the dealership back with the P/N provided (thank you!) and it has been renamed "Cleen" (the product he showed me) and now comes in a plastic bottle.

I guess I'll be picking up a bottle after work and adding it, thru the U-P, some time in the near future.

Thanks again,
 

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What kind of BS are they trying to give you? Geniune GM TEC is still available under part number 1050002. Soumds like they are trying to sell you some aftermarket crap that they use in their service department. Demand the good stuff. You might try another dealership.

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turbofish38:
What kind of BS are they trying to give you? Geniune GM TEC is still available under part number 1050002.
No no... It has GM written all over it. yup
I think that the new container is readily recyclable or whatever, and it has a fancy new label. dunno
 

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Can someone describe the process to me? Will this screw up my cat and do I need to change the oil afterwards?
 

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thats bs im a gm dealer im always triping over the cans in my service dept! cheers
 

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I seen the GM top engine cleaner I posted at a Chevy dealer last week. It's also listed in there computers. Maybe Canadian GM Is first to update dunno
 

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ULYCYC:
I seen the GM top engine cleaner I posted at a Chevy dealer last week. It's also listed in there computers. Maybe Canadian GM Is first to update dunno
Just like the US Sunocos. thumb_do
 

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i hate that stuff!
 

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Tastes great and less filing. cheers

Make sure it has the word Naptha on the can errr bottle errrr plastic. wink
 

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You do the top engine cleaner and they will be calling you Smoking Joe.
You pour the Top Engine cleaner thru the throttle body and it cleans up carbon build up and puts on a smoke show. I would change my oil after doing it.
 

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How well would this work in a non turbo, fuel injected car. Let's say a 95 buick Century with 135,000 miles on it. Would I need to unhook the MAF sensor?

<small>[ October 31, 2003, 08:50 AM: Message edited by: Toadie's T-Type ]</small>
 

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It's made for any car. If the car has a lot of carbon buildup it will fly out like shrapnel and damage the O2 and Cat. It best to drop the engine pipe and remove the O2 when you do it. But I got away without doing anything on my 300K Monte and my fathers 100K Cavalier. Your choice dunno
 

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Well. With 130,000 miles on my 3.1. I'm not worried about the O2 sensor. Prolly should be replaced anyway.
The cat on the other hand. If I can squeeze miles out of that. I'll do it.
Thanks.
 
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