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dwdrums801 10-06-2007 01:23 AM

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

Levinoss 10-06-2007 03:03 AM

Should be able to just turn it off and try to avoid the disp pack.

Keep some WD40 around

~Lev

activelydying 10-06-2007 06:56 AM

I've used engine cleaner on mine before. I just covered the intake and the distributor cap. Worked pretty good.

Walkeraviator 10-06-2007 07:51 AM

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.

Odhinn 10-06-2007 07:56 AM

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.

4.0l sahara 10-06-2007 08:40 AM

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.:D

jeepocalypse 10-06-2007 08:58 AM

it was certainl wet when it got muddy and gets wet when it rains wont be a problem


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