Q: How to clean the engine in my car?

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My question regarding the engine of the car, I have the car for almost 12 years I am the only owner and my question is how could I wash or clean the outside of the engine? if I open the hood of the car what can I use to do this. Thank you

My car has 131000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

The best stuff to use is called engine degreaser. This chemical will clean off all of the engine oil and gum from the 12 year build-up. Then use a spray nozzle either at home or at a car wash and spray off the engine. Do not get the intake air filter wet.

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The engine in your truck will perform better when it is free of grease and dirt. Grease and dirt build up over time and can be removed by a simple cleaning. To clean the engine. First, cover up the electrical areas with plastic wrap to prevent damage, second; rinse the engine off with water, third, use a degreasing compound product like simple green to scrub certain spots if necessary. Finally, rinse the engine area completely. Remove the plastic and allow the engine to air dry for a while with the hood up.

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