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Sea foaming your cobalt

I've been wanting to sea foam my 2005 cobalt 2.2 base coupe for some time now. But I wasnt able to find an easy way to access the vacuum line on the brake booster. Does anyone have any tips and tricks with photos? Any good results from sea foaming?


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I did it to my car but didn't notice any difference. Pull the vac line off the brake booster, wasn't that hard to do. I bought two cans, 1/2 in the gas tank and 1/2 in the oil. Then with the second can I dumped that into the intake with the booster hose. You have to turn off your car for 5 mins then turn it back on. My car smoked for the next two-three days.

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It looked tough to get to. Do you have a photo of which line you used and where you accessed it from?


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I did it to my car but didn't notice any difference. Pull the vac line off the brake booster, wasn't that hard to do. I bought two cans, 1/2 in the gas tank and 1/2 in the oil. Then with the second can I dumped that into the intake with the booster hose. You have to turn off your car for 5 mins then turn it back on. My car smoked for the next two-three days.
Supposed to use 1/3 1/3 and a 1/3 not half an half and a full can lol
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I've read stories about huge clouds pouring out after they started the car. You might not notice a difference (won't feel like you added 30 hp) but it hells clean the inside of the engine and injectors when you put it in the tank.



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lol, I did this to my gf's car and no large smoke cloud. hmmm? She needed to go to the store and about 1/2 block down the road she calls me freaking out because she can't see anything behind her but a cloud of smoke! So funny!


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I wonder if you can avoid this by burning top tier gasoline? There's a number of detergent brands that are supposed to keep the valves and the top of the cylinder head cleaner.

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The vacuum line looks like a pain to get to



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Supposed to use 1/3 1/3 and a 1/3 not half an half and a full can lol
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