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Can anyone recommend a fuel injector cleaner for the R5?

Or maybe just the active ingredients to look out for.
 

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I've been using Power Service in my diesels for years and never worried about cleaning the injectors. With that there are places that can clean and rebalance them. Where are you?
 

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Seafoam has been recommended by a number of people on here over the years.
 

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Seafoam has been recommended by a number of people on here over the years.
I've used seafoam on petrol engines and even made my own brews.

This R5 engine with it's special oil needs etc has got me worried about just sticking stuff in the fuel.
 

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I've been using Power Service in my diesels for years and never worried about cleaning the injectors. With that there are places that can clean and rebalance them. Where are you?
Where am I? Brisbane, Australia.
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I asked because sometimes I see smoke when accelerating, thought it could possibly be a drippy injector.
Doesn't hurt to do a little decarbonising occasionally, I just wanted to make sure there wasn't anything chemically incompatible with this engine.

It's more likely to be ingesting oil that's building up in the intake pipe.
 
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