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Re: Dieseling (AKA Running on)?

Subject: Re: Dieseling (AKA Running on)?
From: Dan DiBiase <>
Date: Wed, 26 Jul 2000 05:56:49 -0700 (PDT)
Hmmmm, would a Sprite need de-Coke-ing too?! <VBG> 

Seriously, how do you de-coke an engine? Would running
it on the highway for a while do it? Kind of like the
'Italian tune-up'...?

Dan De-Be-AHS-Ee

--- wrote:
> Other possible causes:
> Engines running too hot will after run.
> An idle speed set too high can cause "after running"
> when the engine is switched
> off.
> MG used to also recommend "decoking" an engine to
> remove carbon. A build up of
> carbon in the cylinders can add to "after running"
> problems.  With modern fuels
> and high speed operation this carbon build up is not
> as serious. However if the
> car has lead a sheltered and pampered existence or
> has been driven to many miles
> without ever reaching operating temperature on too
> many occasions, it could need
> decoking.
> Just a dumb, ignorant reader
> Blake

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