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5 Signs that Indicate Your Car is in Need of a Fuel Injection Service

Taking proper care of your car will ensure it lasts longer and runs at peak efficiency. This means that regular maintenance is a crucial aspect of ensuring your vehicle stays in tip-top shape. Though often overlooked, fuel injection and system services should also be performed during regular maintenance. Keep reading to discover five signs your vehicle is in need of a fuel injection service.

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1. The Check Engine Light Goes On

If your check engine light turns on abruptly, it shows that your vehicle needs attention. The check engine light indicates that your car's computer has detected an issue with the engine or fuel injection system. To prevent issues from worsening and save you money on repairs, you should take your car in for an inspection as soon as possible.

2. Rough Idling

If you notice rough idling when using your car, this could be a sign your vehicle needs a fuel injection service. An accumulation of deposits on the fuel injectors is the primary culprit of rough idling in cars.

3. Your Car is Stalling or Hesitating

A hesitant or stalling vehicle may indicate dirty fuel injectors. It could also be a sign of more serious issues with your fuel injection system. If you notice your car is stalling or hesitating, we suggest taking it in for a fuel injection service sooner rather than later.

4. Poor Fuel Economy

A poor fuel economy means that your vehicle's fuel efficiency in consumption is low. Reduced fuel efficiency may be gradual or sudden. If you notice a reduction in your fuel economy, this could be a sign that your car’s fuel injectors are dirty and require cleaning.

5. A Misfiring Engine

A misfiring engine signifies a malfunction in one or more of your car's cylinders. This can usually lead to reduced power. If you experience an engine misfire, this could be a sign of a clogged fuel injector.

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If you're experiencing any of the above issues, bring your car in to one of our Missouri auto repair shops today for quality fuel injection and system services! To learn more about our auto repair services, contact us today!

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Eric Riddles

Eric Riddles is an ASE Certified Master Automobile Technician who has been working as an auto mechanic since 1998 and originally joined the team at Custom Complete Automotive in 2005. Eric has numerous certifications in various aspects of car repair and spent 10 years training the next generation of auto technicians at a local high school Auto Shop classroom.

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