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1996 Lexus LS400 Question: Can I SPRAY MY ENGINE TO CLEAN IT?

 

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Assani, 4.0L V8, Watervliet, NY, February 20, 2013, 17:04
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Is it safe to clean your engine at the car wash?

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    pushrod February 20, 2013, 20:58
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    No! Wire connections and componets under the hood are water resistant not water proof. I have had to repair a lot of problems for that very reason.

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    csubak30 February 20, 2013, 21:58
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    Agree with #1. Vehicle's engine does not 'swim' well.

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    Greg's Orange Auto (12205 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper February 21, 2013, 06:41
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    no direct water on upper 1/2 of eng. ok to clean frame area though.

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