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    Default Servicing Vitz at the Petrol Station - Any Care?

    Hi,

    I was just wondering if there are any precautions when servicing a Vitz or any other car with EFI and other computer related stuff in the engine compartment due to the force of the water entering sensitive components and causing problems?

    Looking for feedback/opinions from those who have a Vitz etc and serviced from a Petrol station, like once a month.

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    I always avoid getting my engine washed at the service station. Get it cleaned with a cloth at the station or do it yourself.
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    What about mud buildup in the hard to reach areas. The force of the spray usually removes all that and diesel mixed with water usually prevents rust.

    I have been doing it regularly with my Margalla 97 model (carb type) with out any problems but was wondering about cars after 2000 and those with EFI and other computer sensors which are sensitive to water.

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    Try getting the water spray directly to the muddy parts avoiding the engine top/block. I think that diesel is not very good for the rubber parts in the engine bay...
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