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What are the Signs of Bad Fuel Injectors?

What are the Signs of Bad Fuel Injectors?

Most modern vehicles have fuel injectors instead of carburetors. A fuel injector is a vital component of the car engine because it delivers fuel into the cylinders while controlling fuel atomization, timing, and other important parameters. If your vehicle performs poorly and you experience rough riding or lousy gas mileage, the problem could be with the injector system. To be sure, look out for the following symptoms. 1. The Car Engine Misfires When your car engine misfires, it could mean that the fuel injector is dirty. This problem will cause the car to sputter and vibrate. This occurs because there's a problem with the air and fuel mixture entering the engine. 2. Rough Idle When your vehicle shakes and sputters when you are stuck in traffic or when at a Stop sign, it may also mean that your fuel injector is dirty. Rough idling results from varying RPMs (revolutions per minute) even if your foot is not on the pedal. In most cases, rough idling may cause your engine to stall ... read more