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Old 03-06-2010, 11:03 AM   #31
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Remember, if you're putting it in your oil do not under any circumstances drive or rev it before a full oil change. The seafoam thins out the oil alot and you could seriously damage something. Just let it idle for about 10-20 minutes. And actually, one of the ways to do it is to hydro lock your engine, that way you get the most unburnt seafoam into your cylinders. That's how me and a friend did it to his mx-3, didn't harm the car at all.
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Old 03-08-2010, 04:11 PM   #32
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tried it....got it for 11.99 at partsource. It seems to have smoothed out the engine; it seems to run more "freely" now, but there's still distinct hesitation. Next step is checking compression on all cylinders.
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Old 03-08-2010, 04:19 PM   #33
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Anyone? My cousin's jetta VR6 won't stop hesitating and sputtering (doesn't fully stall). We checked out everything we can think of (plugs, injectors, cleaning intake system/throttle, checking the o2 sensors, new gas). I thought I'd give the seafoam a shot (plus I get to test it out before using it on my car).
IDLE CONTROL VALVE. Done.
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Old 04-19-2010, 03:23 PM   #34
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Just a question towards those that have done this. I finally am getting around to doing this, but I was wondering what the best order to do it is. 1/3 in Gas tank, then 1/3 in engine and then start her up and put the other 1/3 in brake booster? Or should it be booster first, then other two while the car is off after filling booster? Also, should I have a certain amount of gas in the tank to do this or does it matter? I've looked on youtube, but I have seen so many damn different people doing it in different orders. lol
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Old 04-19-2010, 05:55 PM   #35
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I would put 1/3 through a vacuum line, get it all out of the system with some hard driving, then do the crankcase and in the tank after you change the oil.
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