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I dont know how to put the sea form in my vacum line or were its at.i know to put half in myc tank.someone told me to put half in my tank,and half in my oil.but i just want to be safe then sorry.need help asap

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  • akronsfinest Apr 13, 2009

    seafoam sorry

  • akronsfinest Apr 13, 2009

    sea foam is motor treatment,it is supost to clean your fuel system

  • akronsfinest Apr 13, 2009

    so you think i shouldnt us this stuff.and if not what should i use to clean the eng to get all the carb out.im not having any trouble withe the car i just want to tune it up an clean out all the bad.thanks alot for your info

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    U don't need that, it is snake oil.

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    still have no idea what this is.

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    what is "Sea Form"

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I can assume that you mean Sea Foam, the motor treatment. The stuff doesn't work particularly well, but it does pump a lot of smoke out your tailpipe.

They claim that you can dump 1/3 in the crank case (like adding oil), 1/3 in the fuel tank, and 1/3 through the intake. You don't have to do it through the intake, but here's how:

Locate your throttle body (where your air filter leads to - if you need help finding this, have someone step on the gas with the car off, you'll see a cable) Here you'll see some wires and some tubes.

Trace one of the tubes to a clip or junction on the firewall and unclip it with a pair of pliers.

Insert a funnel into the tube, start up the engine (it will run horribly) and slowly add the Sea Foam over the course of 2-3 minutes. If the engine tries to stall out, give it some gas (you can twist the throttle by hand, remember that cable that moved when someone stepped on the gas?). You should see some smoke come from the tailpipe, this is normal.

Rev up the engine - not too high! Keep doing this until the smoke stops pouring out of the tailpipe.

Don't forget to reconnect your vacuum line.

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