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Valvoline Carb and Throttle Body Cleaner

Part No. 602333 Warranty  
Works to dissolve gum, varnish, sludge, grease, dirt and carbon deposits from carburetor throats, chokes and PCV valves to help improve gas mileage and eliminate hesitation and rough idle.
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Aerosol:Yes
Color:Clear
Flash Point :-4 deg F
Oxygen Sensor Safe:Yes
Volume :13 oz

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ValvolineCarb and Throttle Body Cleaner
 
4.8

(based on 25 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (19)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (20)
  • Reliable (16)
  • Can withstand use (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home garage (19)
    • Upkeep (15)
    • Automotive repair shop (11)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Auto enthusiast (15), Casual driver (10), Mechanic (7), Truck enthusiast (4)

    Reviewed by 25 customers

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    5.0

    works as advertised...

    By Mace

    from Somewhere, US

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    Level 3

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Reliable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Automotive Repair Shop
      • Home Garage
      • Upkeep

      Comments about Valvoline Carb and Throttle Body Cleaner:

      Works like its suppose to...

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      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      WIll buy again

      By Brad da Man

      from Fitzgerald, GA

      About Me Casual Driver

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      Level 4

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Reliable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Home Garage
        • Upkeep

        Comments about Valvoline Carb and Throttle Body Cleaner:

        Let me tell you, that throttle body cleaner is the bomb, it works real good on my 97 ford f150, I sprayed it in the throttle body and use a toothbrush and rag to clean it out, and boy was it sure dirty, hadnt cleaned it in about 2 years since of owning the truck, and when I went to crank it up...it made a huge difference as far as the rough idle, stumble, and hesitation, it now rides so much better, smoother idle, no more sounding like it wanna cut off at a stop light or sign and as I am slowing down neither, smoother idle, better, smoother riding, feel like it is ready for the nascar track lol.

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        5.0

        I will buy this product again

        By j

        from chicago

        About Me Competitive Driver

        Verified Buyer
        Level 1

        Pros

        • Reliable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Automotive Repair Shop
          • Upkeep

          Comments about Valvoline Carb and Throttle Body Cleaner:

          I bougth this product to clean automovil parts it works great

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          (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          fantastic

          Pros

          • Can Withstand Use
          • Easy To Use
          • Reliable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Automotive Repair Shop
            • Home Garage

            Comments about Valvoline Carb and Throttle Body Cleaner:

            cleans parts

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            (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Worked Great

            By F-1 Man

            from Marion, Ohio

            About Me Auto Enthusiast, Truck Enthusiast

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            3 or more reviews submitted

            Pros

            • Cleaned Quickly
            • Spray Tube Good Addition

            Cons

            • None

            Best Uses

            • Home Garage

            Comments about Valvoline Carb and Throttle Body Cleaner:

            Dodge Dakota was running rough and sometimes died at stop lights. I purchased a can of Valvoline Carb/Throttle Body cleaner in hopes this would solve the problem.

            The spray tube was a great help in keeping the cleaner where I aimed it. I could see the deposits disolving as asson as the spray hit them.

            It did the trick, the truck rns great now.

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            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Works as intended

            By Gaoler

            from USA

            About Me Auto Enthusiast, Mechanic

            Verified Buyer
            Level 2

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Reliable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Home Garage

              Comments about Valvoline Carb and Throttle Body Cleaner:

              works great.

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              (5 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              I would buy this product again

              By drewskki

              from New York, NY

              About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver

              Verified Buyer
              Helpful Reviewer

              Pros

              • Can Withstand Use
              • Easy To Use
              • Reliable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Valvoline Carb and Throttle Body Cleaner:

                  Cleans with ease

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                  (4 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Good cleaner

                  By Rox

                  from NC

                  Verified Buyer
                  Level 2

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Reliable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Roadside Repairs
                    • Upkeep

                    Comments about Valvoline Carb and Throttle Body Cleaner:

                    Cleaned out my idle control ports easily. I also used it to clean out my intake on a different vehicle. It does pretty well on "gunk".

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                    (4 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Cheap, does what it needs to do.

                    By Rex

                    from MN

                    About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver

                    Verified Buyer
                    Level 2

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Home Garage

                      Comments about Valvoline Carb and Throttle Body Cleaner:

                      Does what it needs to do. Cleans the grim off the TB and other intake parts. Just don't spray it on the MAF. Use the MAF cleaner, as its safe to use on electronics. Nothing bad about it other than it best to be sprayed strait up. Upside down will have problems spraying and sideways is acceptable.

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                      (6 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      A great "Throttle Body Cleaner"

                      By Topautotec

                      from Chicago, IL

                      About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Mechanic

                      Verified Buyer
                      3 or more reviews submitted

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Reliable

                      Cons

                      • None

                      Best Uses

                      • Automotive Repair Shop
                      • Home Garage
                      • Upkeep

                      Comments about Valvoline Carb and Throttle Body Cleaner:

                      This product seems to disolve carbon deposits better than most brands. Some of the "throttle body safe" seem to have a hard time dissolving carbon. Not this one, it works well.
                      A great product for home or shop.

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                      • Q:

                        IS THIS PRODUCT CONTAINS MEK (METHYL ETHYL KETONES)?
                        ACCORDING TO GM MEK IS NOT SAFE FOR SOME PLASTICS. IS THIS PRODUCT IS SAFE FOR 2004-2005 CADILLAC DEVILLE AND DTS?
                        THANK YOU
                        MAJID
                        Asked on 11/13/2013 by MAJID from MONROE TOWNSHIP, NJ 08831

                        1 answer

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                          A:

                          I completely understand your concern with the chemicals in the product causing damage to your vehicle. The composition of this product, taken directly from the Material Safety Data Sheet, is Acetone >=50-=20-=20-=5-=5-<10%.

                          Answered on 11/13/2013 by Heath from AAP
                      • Q:

                        is the Valvoline Carb and Throttle Body Cleaner (Part No. 602333)safe to use on a 2005 Ford Focus ZX3 SE? How do you use it?
                        Asked on 12/20/2012 by Rick

                        1 answer

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                          A:

                          Yes, this Valvoline Carb and Throttle Body Cleaner - part# 602333 should work fine on your 2005 Ford Focus ZX3 SE. With the engine off, disconnect the air duct from the throttle body. Spray the throttle plate and inside throttle body with Valvoline Carb and Throttle Body Cleaner. Open throttle plate and clean sealing area. Wipe dry with a soft cloth. Reattach air duct. For large open areas, simply hold can upright 4-6 inches from part to be cleaned and spray. For any further assistance, please visit your nearest Advance Auto store or call us directly at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) and one of our representatives there would be more than happy to assist you.

                          Answered on 12/20/2012 by Vincent from AAP
                      • Q:

                        Can this be used in carboratours on an outboard mercury motor? If So, how do you do it?
                        Asked on 8/27/2012 by a365hunter from Brookhaven, MS

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                          A:

                          This Valvoline Carb and Throttle Body Cleaner (Part No. 602333) quickly dissolves gum, varnish, sludge, grease, dirt and carbon deposits from carburetor throats, chokes and PCV valves to improve gas mileage. Effectively cleans throttle plates on fuel injected engines. Eliminates hesitation and rough idle. Restores maximum power. Contains no chlorinated solvents. Meets current low VOC regulations. 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 8/28/2012 by Steve from AAP
                      • Q:

                        is this safe if sprayed on the iac?
                        Asked on 2/6/2012 by dannydgk from CA

                        1 answer

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                          A:

                          This Valvoline Carb and Throttle Body Cleaner (Part No. 602333) is safe to use only in carburetor throats, chokes and PCV valves, not in IAC valve.

                          Answered on 2/6/2012 by Dennis from AAP
                      • Q:

                        I presume this can be used on a 2008 Toyota Camry Hybrid. How do you use it? I am not a mechanic but tired of paying 88 + for dealer service.
                        Asked on 7/3/2011 by Bob from Spring Hill, Fl

                        1 answer

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                          A:

                          With the engine off, disconnect the air duct from the throttle body. Spray the throttle plate and inside throttle body with Valvoline Carb & Throttle Body Cleaner. Open throttle plate and clean sealing area. Wipe dry with a soft cloth. Reattach air duct. For large open areas, simply hold can upright 4-6 inches from part to be cleaned and spray.

                          Answered on 7/11/2011 by DIY Daniel from AAP
                      • Q:

                        Is this product good for protective coating in the Throttle body?
                        Asked on 5/4/2010 by CD Zee from Kissimmee, FL

                        2 answers

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                          A:

                          This just cleans throttle bodies. It does not leave a protective coating.

                          Answered on 5/12/2010 by Kevin from AAP
                        • A:

                          I think the question refers to some TB's having a protective coating from the manufacturer and whether this harms that coating. I'd go with the CRC brand as I have never had issues with their product (specifically TB cleaner) and my G35 coupe. Good stuff, just go easy on the amount used.

                          Answered on 7/24/2010 by skidzilla from vienna va
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