Techron Concentrate Plus Fuel FAQs | Caltex Singapore

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What is Techron® Concentrate Plus?

Techron Concentrate Plus is an advanced fuel additive that helps clean fuel injectors, intake valves and combustion chambers with just one treatment.  The result is a cleaner engine, which leads to better performance, lower emissions and restored fuel economy.  The exclusive formulation of Techron Concentrate Plus is based on polyetheramine (PEA) chemistry, and delivers unsurpassed fuel system cleaning.

Why should I use Techron® Concentrate Plus?

Techron® Concentrate Plus is for you if:

  • you drive an older vehicle, which has a spark ignition or hybrid engine 
  • are uncertain about your vehicle’s fuel history
  • use inferior-quality fuel once in a while
  • often drive in severe conditions, for example; with frequent start-stop driving

How do I use Techron® Concentrate Plus?

Simply pour a bottle into your nearly empty fuel tank. Then fill up as you normally would. Techron® Concentrate Plus works in one tankful. 

How often should Techron® Concentrate Plus be used?

Techron® Concentrate Plus should be used every 5,000 kilometres or at every oil change. 

If I already use Caltex with Techron® fuel, do I need to use Techron® Concentrate Plus as well?

If you are using a high-quality gasoline such as Caltex with Techron® exclusively, you do not need Techron® Concentrate Plus. However, if you occasionally fill up with lower quality gasoline, Techron® Concentrate Plus can help clean up deposits that can form over time.  In addition, if you have an engine that is sensitive to deposit formation, or if your vehicle is regularly used under severe conditions, you may benefit from using Techron® Concentrate Plus.

What is the difference between Caltex with Techron® at the pump and Techron® Concentrate Plus in the bottle?

The principal difference is additive concentration and rate of deposit clean up. Caltex gasolines with Techron® over multiple fill-ups will help clean deposits on intake valves and minimize harmful combustion chambers deposits. When added to a full tank of gasoline, a bottle of Techron® Concentrate Plus is like a mega-dose of Techron® which results in much quicker clean-up of intake valve deposits. In addition, the high concentration of Techron® reduces combustion chamber deposits, which can help eliminate deposit-related engine knock or power loss.

Can a full bottle of Techron® Concentrate Plus be used in smaller fuel tanks?

If Techron® Concentrate Plus is used in smaller displacement engines, such as a motorcycle, you should not use the whole bottle. We recommend 80ml of Techron® Concentrate Plus for every 10ltr of fuel.

How does Techron® Concentrate Plus compare to other bottled fuel additives?

Techron® Concentrate Plus is a Complete Fuel System Cleaner and is unsurpassed in cleaning the entire fuel system in one tankful.  Techron® Concentrate Plus has been used by OEMs worldwide to solve deposit-related problems. We regularly evaluate competitive products to ensure that Techron® Concentrate Plus continues to deliver unsurpassed fuel system cleaning. And, with one of the most concentrated formulas available, you can be rest assured that Techron® Concentrate Plus can do everything it claims.

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