2008-2013 Cadillac CTS Performance Mods Discussion, Seafoam? in Cadillac CTS Second Generation Forum - 2008-2013; Has anyone used seafoam to clean the intake valves? I have a 2008 3.6L DI 90K and will be installing ...
- 05-02-14 10:14 PM #1
Has anyone used seafoam to clean the intake valves? I have a 2008 3.6L DI 90K and will be installing a catch can and then want to clean the valves. My mechanic suggested seafoam. Any good success??
- 05-02-14 10:28 PM #2Cadillac Owners Enthusiast
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Have used it in multiple small engines with excellent results
- 05-02-14 10:39 PM #3
Thanks, looking for anyone used it specifically in the CTS engine.
- 05-06-14 01:25 PM #4
The only drawback I can see is if a chunk of carbon went into the cylinder and messed with your rings or cylinder wall. Mechanical cleaning would probably be better.
- 05-06-14 01:28 PM #5
Manual cleaning is only 3-5 hours and then the valves are actually cleaned as new. Huge difference if you have over 20k miles on your DI engine.