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SMB intl Fuel injector and carb cleaner


Product damages fuel injection system

Complaint Rating:  68 % with 19 votes
68% 19
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SMB Intl
United States
Phone: (925) 231-5738
I used a botttle of SMB 's fuel injector and carb cleaner. Within one hour my 2000 chevy blazer, with the 4.3 liter 6 cylinder, suffered catastrophic faliure of my injection system, $1500.00 damage. Needless to say SMB denies any liabilty and since I bought the product at the 99 cent store, I Filed a complaint with there corporate offices. Can any one help me anyone have similar problems with chevy fuel injection after adding their product or any other.
Complaint comments Comments (13) Complaint country United States Complaint category Cars, Parts & Vehicles


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A  3rd of Feb, 2011 by    0 Votes
I had the same problem contact me at riedeljeremiah77@aol.com
N  3rd of Sep, 2017 by    0 Votes
@jeremyriedel Hello, my name is Andrew. Sorry to bug you. I was just reading about sbm super gas treatment online. I was wondering if you could possibly help me out? Yesterday i put a bottle of sbm super gas treatment in my 2006 Chevy aveo with a full tank of gas. I made it about a mile or so when my car suddenly lost power. Then completely shut down. All within a matter of a minute. I turned my vehicle off and tried to restart it. Nothing. Then within the hour my battery was completely drained. It wouldn't turn over and my flashers wouldn't even flash. Do you by chance have any helpful information as to why and/or how I would go about fixing the issue? Much appreciated. Thanks,
A  19th of Feb, 2011 by    0 Votes
it just happend to me too now my car runs rough wat can i do
A  8th of Mar, 2011 by    0 Votes
I think it just happened to me also. I have a 2006 Lexus es330, I am aboutat a quarter tank now, I cant wait until it is all out of my engine. My car doesn't run right, I ended up with error codes. I had sears clear the error codes today march 7, 2010 I added it to the car yesterday the 6th, My car was running great. F--------------------------------------------k! What it does is idle bad when I first start the car. The error codes that I got were
PO300 PO303 PO3004 PO3006. I parked the car for about an hour after driving it, it seemed to drive fine, then when I started it, it idle very ruff, I then pushed on the gas peddle to drive it and it drives ok for now.
you can reach me anytime. gbrownresume@yahoo.com if for some reason this site doesn't let me leave my address. the address is gbrownresume at yahoo dot com. I have never had a problem ever with my car, it needs alignment that is about it, now I was hoping that since the car idles ruff, that all I have to do is change the spark plugs, but doesn't sound like that now that I read the other complaints. again you can reach me anytime. I will see what my car is doing tommorow morning when it is cold.

I should have never used the dollar chemical in my car. shaking my head. If you have posted about this already or about to post, leave your information. again contact me anytime gbrownresume at yahoo.com
D  30th of Apr, 2013 by    0 Votes
I have a 2006 BMW 745LI. I use SMB Fuel injector cleaner once every third fill up and it does the opposite to my engine. It runs smoother and gets more gas mileage. Then about 2 months later I read that chevron with techron cleans your engine and injectors. Try to change the gas you use to a better gas company. (Chevron or Shell) Again, I have felt improvement when I used SMB fuel injector. I used it literary over 25 times and sometimes I use 2 bottles...
N  20th of Jul, 2014 by    +1 Votes
can any one find a list of the accual ingredients?
A  12th of Apr, 2015 by    -1 Votes
Please do not use the smb gas treatment it says it will help your engine they are wrong I put it in my truck and it ran fine before and now it idles rough and it pings this is the worst thing u can put in your car
N  29th of Oct, 2015 by    +1 Votes
This product is awful. Put it in my 2002 Durango... now it runs like crap. It was a buck. I wasn't expecting miracles, but I didn't expect it to mess up my truck either. I'm very mad right now!
N  13th of Feb, 2016 by    0 Votes
I also bought a bottle of SMB. I haven't used it yet, and after reading all the neg. comments, I'm not about to. What other brands perform better?
Could it be that other inj. cleaners do the same harm.Anyone out there that is qualified, please suggest a brand.My Vibe is starting to stall at low idle.
May be time to change the plugs. Or is there a good inj. cleaner that works well? Dolph
D  30th of Mar, 2016 by    0 Votes
I use this product on almost every tank of gas I use on this vehicle and the car previous. Both mid line Hyundai make. I find this product to increase horse power ever so slightly and I get easier acceleration and passing on highway. I was very skeptical of the product but for me it has completely replaced the expensive brand I used to use. As I had similar results with a higher price I am very pleased.
N  1st of Aug, 2016 by    0 Votes
Dear Sir
I am wondering if this fuel injector cleaner will work on a diesel engine Cummins 6 cylinder??

Thanks Hank 651 746 9963
N  16th of Dec, 2016 by    0 Votes
I've been using this product on every car I own (4, Ford 300, 000+, Toyota FJ 130, 000, Toyota Vinza 70, 000, and Honda 180, 000) for over 4 years once a week in every car. This product works great for me (I only use the Super Gas Treatment Ultimate) and have had no issues.
N  24th of May, 2017 by    0 Votes
Well I was googling to make sure I used the product right. Found this page. :/ I barely put the stuff in.
I know the stuff was cheap but a guy working at the dollar store said he's used it before. He said it's a name brand but it's clearly not.
I hope I didn't just mess up my vehicle. :( I'm a single mom just trying to get by and want my car to last.

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