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#4688526 - 03/08/18 09:44 AM Best method of cleaning Volvo Direct Injection sys
tempnexus Offline


Registered: 02/11/16
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Loc: NM
I know that Gumont and Redline have those great PEA cleaners that one adds into fuel but I think those are wasted on a Direct Injection engine. I have a 2015 Volvo which is DI Turbo and I was wondering what is the best method of cleaning the complete fuel system? I want to not only clean but also maintain it.

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#4688608 - 03/08/18 11:06 AM Re: Best method of cleaning Volvo Direct Injection sys [Re: tempnexus]
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Registered: 01/19/17
Posts: 177
Loc: Ontario, Canada
I thought the only way to clean the fuel injector is to use the walnut blast method?
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#4688646 - 03/08/18 11:43 AM Re: Best method of cleaning Volvo Direct Injection sys [Re: tempnexus]
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Registered: 09/01/09
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Does the Volvo DI also have port injectors? If not, I don't think a cleaner is going to do anything to clean the valves. The injector...yes. That's about it. A blast would be the best way to clean everything.


Edited by geekster (03/08/18 11:46 AM)
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#4688658 - 03/08/18 11:54 AM Re: Best method of cleaning Volvo Direct Injection sys [Re: tempnexus]
tcp71 Offline


Registered: 08/12/13
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If the PEA flows through filter, pump, lines, regulators and injectors it still cleans the system. It doesn't remove any crud on the intake valves on DI motors.

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#4688660 - 03/08/18 11:56 AM Re: Best method of cleaning Volvo Direct Injection sys [Re: tempnexus]
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The best way of cleaning the fuel system... is with a fuel system cleaner.

The best way to clean intake valves is to not worry about it and walnut blast them IF you need to.
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#4688860 - 03/08/18 03:43 PM Re: Best method of cleaning Volvo Direct Injection sys [Re: rooflessVW]
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