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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 11-11-2019, 08:35 PM Thread Starter
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Steam cleaning engine bay. Is it safe?

Was wondering if it is safe to Steam clean the whole under hood area?
Is vapor Steam cleaning of the engine bay common practice, if not for consumer pickup owners then for commercial pickup users?

I have commercial and industrial vapor steam cleaners. The steam is considered dry steam because it has only 5% water content. Pressure is 90psi and temperature is around 280 deg Fahrenheit at the nozzle tip. There is very little water involved.

Has anyone had their engine bay steam cleaned?



And in a related note, would steam pressure washing be safe, if the pressure was kept real low? Or just pressure washing with hot water?

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I wouldn't risk it to much electrical connections and such. JMO

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