Heavy Duty Carb & Throttle Body Cleaner (13 oz.)
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Valvoline Heavy Duty Carb & Throttle Body Cleaner (13 oz.)

Part No. 602333 Warranty Details  
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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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ValvolineHeavy Duty Carb & Throttle Body Cleaner (13 oz.)
 
4.8

(based on 71 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (10)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (24)
  • Reliable (19)
  • Can withstand use (8)
  • Compact (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Home garage (23)
  • Upkeep (18)
  • Automotive repair shop (15)
  • Roadside repairs (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (15)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Auto enthusiast (17), Casual driver (11), Mechanic (10), Truck enthusiast (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

WIll buy again

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...Read complete review

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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Most Liked Negative Review

 

I would buy again

Good for light cleaning

Good for light cleaning

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5.0

Quick inexpensive idle air control fix

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from undisclosed

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Comments about Valvoline Heavy Duty Carb & Throttle Body Cleaner (13 oz.):

Worked to clean the idle air flow control valve on a 2000 Lexus ES300. Saved a bunch over buying a replacement and removing the entire throttle body to get to it.

 
5.0

I would buy again

By 

from undisclosed

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Comments about Valvoline Heavy Duty Carb & Throttle Body Cleaner (13 oz.):

Cleaned my throttle body like it's supposed to!

 
5.0

Works

By 

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Comments about Valvoline Heavy Duty Carb & Throttle Body Cleaner (13 oz.):

Ki

 
5.0

Buy again

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Comments about Valvoline Heavy Duty Carb & Throttle Body Cleaner (13 oz.):

Cleans good

 
5.0

Good Cleaner

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Comments about Valvoline Heavy Duty Carb & Throttle Body Cleaner (13 oz.):

Cleans Good

 
4.0

Heavy Duty Carb & Throttle Body Cleaner

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3 or more reviews submitted

Comments about Valvoline Heavy Duty Carb & Throttle Body Cleaner (13 oz.):

works a little better than the rest and is lower price

 
5.0

Will buy more

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Comments about Valvoline Heavy Duty Carb & Throttle Body Cleaner (13 oz.):

Worked well

 
4.0

Would buy again.

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Comments about Valvoline Heavy Duty Carb & Throttle Body Cleaner (13 oz.):

Got the job done.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Will purchase again.

By 

from undisclosed

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Comments about Valvoline Heavy Duty Carb & Throttle Body Cleaner (13 oz.):

Bike season is here. Needed this, thanks.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Cleans great!

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Comments about Valvoline Heavy Duty Carb & Throttle Body Cleaner (13 oz.):

Cleans great!

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8 Questions | 9 Answers
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  • Q:

    Will this product cause damage to the air duct since it is plastic/rubber?
    Asked on 5/20/2016 by Joe from Palm Beach

    1 answer

    • CUSTOMER CARE

      A:

      Yes, Joe! I'd recommend you to disconnect the air duct from the throttle body while the engine off. Then, spray the throttle plate and inside throttle body with Valvoline Heavy Duty Carb & Throttle Body Cleaner - Part No. 602333. 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 5/22/2016 by Solomon from AAP
  • Q:

    How safe is this, I am cleaning my throttle body. The ownwers manuel says not to use aditives, so I'm lost!!
    Asked on 5/12/2016 by Me from Littleton CO

    1 answer

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      A:

      Hi Me, glad to assist you! Valvoline Carb & Throttle Body Cleaner is a premium formula which contains a blend of effective cleaners to help restore engine efficiency and reduce gasoline consumption by quickly dissolving gum, varnish, sludge, grease, dirt and carbon deposits from carburetor throats, chokes and PCV valves. This fast action formula also quickly removes deposits from throttle plates and its sealing area. Its quick penetrating formula will clean hard to reach clogged passages and surfaces. Meets current low VOC regulations. Safe for oxygen sensors and catalytic converters. For more information, please copy and paste this link. URL - http://www.valvolinechemicals.com/sites/default/files/VALVOLINE%20Carb%20%26%20Throttle%20Body%20Cleaner.pdf

      Answered on 5/15/2016 by Steve from AAP
  • 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

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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

    1 answer

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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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