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CRC Parts Washer Solvent

Part No. 05067 Warranty  
Cleaning solvent works to remove grease, oil, dirt and other contaminants.
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Container/Package Size:5 gal
Container/Package Type:Plastic Pail
Flammability:Combustible
Non- Chlorinated:Yes
Zero VOC (Volatile Organic Compounds):Yes

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CRCParts Washer Solvent
 
3.3

(based on 7 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 4 Stars

     

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  • 3 Stars

     

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    (2)

67%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (4)
  • Effectively removes dirt & grime (4)
  • Safe to use (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

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      Reviewed by 7 customers

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      5.0

      Will buy again

      By 55 Belair

      from Ohio

      About Me Auto Enthusiast, Competitive Driver, Mechanic

      Verified Buyer
      Level 1

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Effectively Removes Dirt & Grime
      • Safe To Use
      • Works Good

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Anywhere-Anytime

        Comments about CRC Parts Washer Solvent:

        Used in my parts washer
        Cleans well
        No neg all ++
        Could not beat the price 35.00 off was a great buy will buy again...

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        (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Absolutely worthless

        By Les

        from Sunny Florida

        About Me Mechanic

        Level 2

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about CRC Parts Washer Solvent:

              After using this product for a few days (CRC Parts cleaning solvent, PN-05067) I have to say, I'm sorely disappointed. This "parts cleaner" has absolutely no effect on the ordinary build-up of grease, oil, and road dirt that accumulates on any auto part. Quite literally, this stuff has no more effect than cold water. After soaking parts for 48 hrs, the dirt on the parts is still perfectly intact, and the solution surrounding them is still crystal clear. After scrubbing the parts clean by hand, and using the "parts cleaner" as simply a rinse agent, I find the CRC solvent leaves a greasy/oily residue on the parts,
              Honestly, I went back to the store and purchased the 96 oz "Gunk" parts cleaner the following day. I'm now using this little 1 gallon can of cleaner to clean parts; and then just rinsing them off in my nice big parts cleaner which now has the CRC solvent circulating in it. After that, the lack of evaporation of the CRC solvent has me blowing them dry for far too long to get them just nearly dry and usable. If I wanted to repaint any of these parts; I'd need still yet another solvent to clear the CRC off of them so the paint would stick. I'm restoring an old car and truck, so eventually, almost all of the parts will need to be painted.
              What a train wreck. I can't continue to clean parts in this messy, drippy, three-step fashion when i have a perfectly good recirculating parts washer in my garage; so I 'll now have to clean out and properly dispose of the brand new CRC solvent before I can replace it with something that works.

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              4.0

              CRC Parts Washer Solvent

              By Dirty Daddy

              from Richmond, VA

              About Me Auto Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer
              Level 1

              Pros

              • Cost
              • Easy To Use
              • Effectively Removes Dirt & Grime
              • Low Voc
              • Protects Finish
              • Safe To Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Anywhere-Anytime

                Comments about CRC Parts Washer Solvent:

                I chose this solvent for my 30 gallon drum parts washer and couldn't be happier. My garage is attached and this solvent with its low VOC appealed to me. It is not as aggressive as other solvents, but don't worry this solvent works very well. I use a parts cleaning brush and will sometimes soak parts prior to brushing the crud off. Hint: I run an auto oil filter relocation kit spliced into my solvent line with the largest oil filter I could fit - my 15 gallons stays a lot cleaner!

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                (10 of 15 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Might as well be water

                By Mike

                from Naperville IL

                About Me Mechanic

                Pros

                • None

                Cons

                • Ineffective

                Best Uses

                  Comments about CRC Parts Washer Solvent:

                  I used this in my parts washer to clean some heavily soiled parts. I might as well have just used water and saved the [$]. The parts came out just as dirty as they went in. This is less effective than Greased Lightning which you can get for a 1/4 of the cost.

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                  (6 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Good cleaner

                  By squeak

                  from Oxford, NC

                  Verified Buyer
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                  Comments about CRC Parts Washer Solvent:

                  Good parts cleaner

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                  (14 of 21 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Works as advertised.....

                  By Mister

                  from Jax, Fl

                  About Me Car Owner

                  Verified Buyer
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                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Effectively Removes Dirt & Grime
                  • Protects Finish
                  • Safe To Use

                  Cons

                  • None

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about CRC Parts Washer Solvent:

                    Use solvent in parts cleaner obtained from [...]. Works as advertised.

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                    (35 of 47 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    3.0

                    Manufacture's Website Misleading

                    By Mislead in Georgia

                    from Georgia

                    About Me Boat Owner, Car Owner, Professional, RV Owner

                    Verified Buyer
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                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Effectively Removes Dirt & Grime

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about CRC Parts Washer Solvent:

                        Manufacture's Website shows that product is "5 gallons" which it isn't. Your website is more honest. You show "512 ounces" which is 4 gallons. I got a misleading Email response from the manufacturer about 6.5 pounds equaling 1 gallon thus 32 lbs is equal to 5 gallons which is certainly and intentially misleading. I would like for them to go into an automotive store or any other store and order 6.5 pounds of a liquid product in the U.S. .......milk, water, or even their product. You would be looked at as if you were nuts.

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                        • Q:

                          do you mix it with water or use it straight up?
                          Asked on 3/31/2014 by john from melville

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            Hi John, glad to assist you! No. This product is meant to be used without dilution.

                            Answered on 4/1/2014 by Steve from AAP
                        • Q:

                          Can this product be safely used in a parts washer that designates water based solvents (Chicago Electric Power Tools - item#7340), I understand CRC is not a water based solvent, but is it safe to use in a parts cleaner only rated for water? Or can you recommend a homeowner grade parts cleaner (20 Gallon) that is.
                          Asked on 1/13/2013 by Chris from Germantown, MD

                          1 answer

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                            A:

                            Yes, the CRC Parts Washer Solvent - Part No. 05067 is not a water based solvent. Unfortunately I do not see a water based solvent available with us online. However I would recommend that you check with the nearest Advance Auto store or call us toll free at: 1-877-238-2623 and one of our representatives will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                            Answered on 1/13/2013 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
                        • Q:

                          What is the flash point of this product? My parts washer label says the flash point not less than 140 degrees.
                          Asked on 8/24/2012 by don't have one from Dallas, tx

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                            A:

                            The flashpoint of this CRC Parts Washer Solvent (Part# 05067) is 205°F. For further assistance, please feel free to call us at 1-877-238-2623 or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our representatives would be more than happy to assist you.

                            Answered on 8/24/2012 by Rick from AAP
                        • Q:

                          when the cleaner's all used up, where do i dispose of the old liquid? do the stores take it like they take used oil?
                          Asked on 5/7/2012 by mike from mass

                          2 answers

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            No, I am sorry. The stores will not take the used oil back. You can try to dispose the used oil with any Oil disposal plant/shops in your area. For any further assistance please feel free to call 1-877-238-2623 and one of our representatives will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                            Answered on 5/10/2012 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
                          • A:

                            This stuff is basically a little thicker than diesel oil. It burns pretty well. Get a good fire going and toss a gallon milk carton full of the mineral spirits in the fire and it is carbon dioxide and and water vapor in a few seconds. It really never wears out. I suppose you could mix in enough oil to make less solvent but I have used mine on and off for quite a few years now and never replaced it. The dirt settles to the bottom and I just leave it there. I'm going to pour mine into some containers and let it sit for a while and after the new stuff gets a bit dirty I will decant off the top half of the containers and burn or mix the rest with some waste oil to recycle it.

                            Answered on 5/18/2012 by Sevdog from Jackson Mi
                        • Q:

                          Can this fluid be used in a Safety Clean benchtop Parts cleaner?
                          Asked on 2/24/2012 by Muns from Binghamton NY

                          1 answer

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                            A:

                            This CRC Parts Washer Solvent with part number 05067 is a cleaning solvent which instantly removes grease, oil, dirt, and other contaminants from all metal parts, most plastics, and painted surfaces.

                            Answered on 2/25/2012 by Steve from AAP
                        • Q:

                          Can this solvent be mixed with other solvents in particular Zep Dyna 143
                          Asked on 2/3/2012 by KW from Blanco TX

                          1 answer

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                            A:

                            No, I am sorry. It is not recommended to mix different types of solvent based parts washers. Please use any one at a time.

                            Answered on 2/6/2012 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
                        • Q:

                          CAN THIS PRODUCT BE USED IN A PARTS CLEANER THAT IS A SELF CLEANING HEATED UNIT?
                          Asked on 1/31/2012 by INQUIRING MINDS from CT.

                          1 answer

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                            A:

                            This CRC Parts Washer Solvent with part# 05067 is a cleaning solvent which instantly removes grease, oil, dirt, and other contaminants from all metal parts, most plastics, and painted surfaces.

                            Answered on 2/1/2012 by Vincent from AAP
                        • Q:

                          Will this solvent leave a film on the metal surface you clean with it, like bearing...
                          Asked on 1/1/2012 by Anonymous

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                            A:

                            No, this CRC Parts Washer Solvent will not leave a film on the metal surface you clean with it. It instantly removes grease, oil, dirt and other contaminants from all metal parts, most plastics, and painted surfaces.

                            Answered on 1/3/2012 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
                        • Q:

                          Looking if this product is similar as the Permatex® Carburetor & Parts Cleaner, cold parts immersion cleaner. Removes grease, gum, varnish, paint and barrel carbon from carburetor assemblies and all metal parts. Works on all types of engines and equipment, and comes with a basket for parts.
                          Asked on 10/1/2011 by Anonymous from Bayamon PR

                          1 answer

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                            A:

                            This is a cleaning solvent instantly removes grease, oil, dirt, and other contaminants from all metal parts, most plastics, and painted surfaces.

                            Answered on 10/2/2011 by Steve from AAP
                        • Q:

                          Will this product freeze in my garage? The heat is not always on. The garage is well insulated.
                          Asked on 9/8/2011 by steelworker

                          1 answer

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                            A:

                            No, this product will not freeze.

                            Answered on 9/13/2011 by Vincent from AAP
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