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I added Repco additive Petrol Boost and Clean, to my 1996 mitsi galant. Now it wont go. Have batte power. Do I drain the fuel tank or do I buy more fuel to dilute it?

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Hopefully you added this product to a FULL tank of gas. That is usually what the directions call for. However, if you didn't, you can top off the tank which will dilute it but probably not fix the problem. I would suspect the fuel filter got clogged or maybe the fuel injectors. I hope you don't have to drain the gas tank, it is messy. If you have to change the fuel filter, here are some suggestions from DMV.org:
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  • Turn off the car before you work on the fuel system AND remove the fuel pump fuse or relay.
  • Smoking's extra life-threatening while working with fuel, so don't do it.
  • If you are working in an enclosed garage, make sure there is adequate ventilation.
  • Gasoline is a serious skin irritant; wear petroleum-resistant gloves, like like nitrile, while handing fuel or fuel lines.
  • Automotive fuel is also a known carcinogen, so avoid breathing fumes or prolonged exposure.
  • Clean up any spills immediately and dispose of any gasoline or fuel-soaked rags and the old fuel filter properly. Be sure to handle the old fuel filter carefully, as it will still contain a small amount of fuel."
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    YOUR FUEL INJECTORS HAS TO BE PRESSURE CLEAN IF YOU HAVE PETROL ENGINE.BEST TO LET GARAGE CLEAN INJECTORS.YOUR POWER LOST PROBLEM COULD BE FAULTY TURBOCHARGER OR WASTEGATE ALSO CHECK FOR RESTRICTED EXHAUST MUFFLER OR CATALYTIC CONVERTER.

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