Using Sea Foam Spray Top Engine Cleaner and Lube to clean a sealed intake system

Use Sea Foam Spray Top Engine Cleaner and Lube to help clean these areas of your engine:

  • Deposit build-up from the intake systems
  • Air intake system
  • Combustion chambers

Sea Foam Spray Top Engine Cleaner and Lube can be used to clean all these areas. Install the Sea Foam Spray Top Engine cleaning tube by inserting the short end of the hook guide into the throttle body, positioning the tube directly in front of the throttle plate. Place end of cleaning tube within ¼” of throttle plate by adjusting cleaning tube in or out of hook guide. Replace air intake boot to hold cleaning tube assembly in place. Spray Sea Foam Spray Top Engine Cleaner and Lube into the engine. See side panel for illustration.

Sea Foam Spray Top Engine Cleaner and Lube is not for use through diesel air intake systems.

  1. Warm up engine and turn off all accessories.
  2. Shut engine off.
    • DO NOT use in enclosed area, make sure exhaust is well ventilated
    • DO NOT use a scan tool to increase RPM via the air by-pass valve
    • DO NOT spray Sea Foam Spray Top Engine Cleaner and Lube into the mass airflow Sensor
  3. With the vehicle in park or neutral and parking brake engaged start engine and increase idle speed 500 to 1000 RPM above factory idle specification. Increasing engine RPM is important for the following reasons:
    • The Sea Foam Spray Top Engine Cleaner and Lube must be evenly distributed
    • The Sea Foam Spray Top Engine Cleaner and Lube must fully atomize
    • The Sea Foam Spray Top Engine Cleaner and Lube must pass through the throttle body, not the air by-pass
  4. Find a method to hold engine RPM steady as this application takes approximately 5 minutes
  5. After the entire can of Sea Foam Spray Top Engine Cleaner and Lube has been used, stop spray, return engine to normal idle speed and shut off engine.
  6. Remove cleaning tube from throttle body and reattach air inlet boot to throttle body and tighten clamp.
  7. Let vehicle sit about 5 minutes then restart in a well-ventilated area, as exhaust may be extreme for a short time. Road test, by driving aggressively to remove any remaining deposit build up. REPEAT SEA FOAM TREATEMENT AS NECESSARY.

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