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Old 10-06-2007, 02:23 AM   #1
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power washing engine compartment

is it ok to power wash the engine/ engine compartment .....i got alot of build up mud in there and dont feel like scrubbing with a brush or a trying to get in there with a rag...thanks for any replies

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Old 10-06-2007, 04:03 AM   #2
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Should be able to just turn it off and try to avoid the disp pack.

Keep some WD40 around



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Old 10-06-2007, 07:56 AM   #3
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I've used engine cleaner on mine before. I just covered the intake and the distributor cap. Worked pretty good.
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Old 10-06-2007, 08:51 AM   #4
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Rule one.. make sure engine is cold... Shock coolig a hot engione with cold water cracks heads and blocks.

Rule Two.. Cover up electronics

Rule three.. preceed the power washing with a healthy dose of scrubbing bubbles... it does a world of good.
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Old 10-06-2007, 08:56 AM   #5
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If your jeep starts missing after the wash just unscrew the cap, flip it over and spray the inside with WD-40, which actually stands for Water Displacement-40. Should get you back running again.
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Old 10-06-2007, 09:40 AM   #6
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I power wash the engien on all the cars in my drive way alot keeps them clean doesn't hurt one bit. Just use some common sense.
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Old 10-06-2007, 09:58 AM   #7
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it was certainl wet when it got muddy and gets wet when it rains wont be a problem

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