Q: Throttle Body and fuel injector cleaning normal to do at my miles? Dealership saying I should do it.

asked by on

went for oil change and now they saying I should have the throttle body and fuel injectors cleaning saying it should be down for my mileage, are they trying to pad the bill?

My car has 70000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

It may be a good idea to have the throttle body and injectors cleaned at regular times but you do not have to have it done now unless you are having a problem with how the engine is running. If you have it done then you may keep some problems from happening like hesitations or hard starts. You may be able to wait till you have a tune up done to the car.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Throttle Body and fuel injector cleaning normal to do at my miles? Dealership saying I should do it.

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Why does my E46 BMW M54 not start properly?

Hello there, many faults will cause your 2003 BMW 320i to run poorly on cold start and have a cylinder 4 misfire. You have done great in replacing the coil packs, plugs, and vacuum pipe. Common faults would be a...

Q: How much should a rear differential cost to replace in a 2013 rogue

The part cost depends on which model you have (and which drive train options) but for a completely remanufactured axle (including the differential), the part cost is in the range of $1,200 to $1,800 roughly. If you repair what you...

Q: Can using the wrong oil filter cause the oil pressure gasket to leak?

If the check engine light came on, and the light was still on at the time the mechanic did the "diagnostic", it is impossible for there to "be nothing wrong". In particular, the check engine light will only illuminate if...

Related articles

How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.