The carburetor on a vehicle is the area where gasoline and air mix before gas continues through the engine. The gasoline can dry out in this area and stick to the walls of the carburetor, leaving a sticky film which will build up over time. Cleaning your carburetor with certain cleaning products will help to remove buildup in this part of a vehicle. It will also help the vehicle to maintain gas mileage and engine power. When the cleaning the carburetor, make sure to remove any plastic or rubber pieces, as they may be damaged by the cleaning solvents.

Carburetor Cleaner

This cleaning solvent is specifically designed to clean the deposits and buildup on your carburetor. This cleaner will come in a gallon-sized can, and most likely will come equipped with a soaking basket. You will want to use this kind of cleaning product with larger parts of the carburetor, such as the carb body.