Car Engine Degreaser:
Learn what is safe and effective!

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Finding a top rated car engine degreaser is a subject of auto detailing and car care with endless opinions! Some will say what to use while others will disagree.

Having a clean engine for many of us is as important as keeping wax on our cars. While the list of benefits of having a clean and detailed car engine is long, most people find themselves stuck between choosing an effective top rated engine degreaser, and how to actually go about degreasing their engine in a safe manner.

The opinions on this subject are endless and a quick search will deliver limitless contradicting opinions as to what to use and how to do it.

Top Rated Car Engine Degreaser

Before I address the process of cleaning and detailing your car engine and engine bay. we need to find a top-rated car engine degreaser.

  • One that is very effective.
  • One that is completely safe.
  • One for the driveway detailer.
  • One for the beginning professional.

See how I just took a subject that most people think is simply about buying the best automotive engine degreaser and turned it into a more complex question....

with that said, I need to offer you a solution to your need broken down to a level that is most ideal for you and your world.

"What is best for one person, may not be the best for the next person"

Meguiar's Super-Degreaser

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Meguiar's D10801 Super Degreaser - 1 Gallon

  • This is professional grade and only comes in a gallon size.
  • Concentrate; blend according to label directions.
  • Heavy duty car engine degreaser that can tackle endless dirty jobs based on your dilution ratio; not just dirty car engine's.
  • What is referred to as a non-caustic degreaser that is very strong, but not like the commercial grade (hot) caustic degreasers.
  • Will not leave white residue like many other degreasers.
  • Safe for use on all engine types for cleaning and detailing.

Gunk Engine Degreaser

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Gunk EB1 Engine Brite Original Heavy Duty Engine Degreaser - 15 oz.

  • Perfect size for the driveway detailer or for DIY use.
  • Safe for any engine type.
  • The exact product I grew up using before I was a professional detailer.
  • Follow instructions on labeling.

Why Would You Want a Clean Engine?

In case you came here looking for more than just the best car engine degreaser but wanted to know the actual steps, I recommend you follow this how to clean a car engine link.

Use this check list to see if I can help you come to an informed decision:

  • A clean engine is a happy engine.
  • Help the resale value of your car.
  • A clean engine will show the first signs of potentially risky oil leaks.
  • Your mechanic will not only thanks you, but treat your car and engine with a higher level of consideration relative to the way you maintain your car's engine.
  • Who wants to lift the hood of your car and see a dirty, filthy engine?

"Which engine would you rather see under the hood of your car every time you open it?"

mercedes benz car engine degreaser before and after

I think the above pictures make a compelling argument as to what I think most people would prefer....but only you can decide.

Like I said before, if you want to know see the more in-depth "how-to" tutorial, along with my professional recommendations of the other tools need to really clean and detail your car's engine, see How to clean a car engine link. It will open in a new page so you can not lose your place here.

See Darren in action at his YouTube channel or watch his car engine cleaning video below.

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