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Old 05-08-2007, 10:53 AM
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Is there anything to be concerned about by powerwashing an engine conpartment? I have an '05 chevy silverado, I work on a construction site and under the hood is a mess!!!!

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Old 05-08-2007, 11:13 AM
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Yup..getting water in the ignition system or down the intake can ruin your day..I use some heavy clear plastic wrap and duct tape..keep a moderate pressure and soap it down good..may take several runs at it to get it clean..

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Use a can of the degreeser, let it set for a few and spray it off.
Cover the distributor and other electrical parts. Hg
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I use the car wash on mine, electronics and all. Maybe I am lucky, I've never had a no start, but I don't blast the distributor or the PCM directly either.
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