Why Fuel Care is Important

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Even more than the gas in your car, the gas in your boat needs special care to keep your engine running at peak performance. Gasoline begins to go bad within a few weeks. When left untreated, some of the fuel components begin to oxidize and form a gum-like substance, which settles in fuel lines and tanks, carburetors, and injectors. When you try to burn this fuel, deposits can form in the combustion chamber. Over time, these deposits build up and reduce your engine's performance.

Fuel additives keep your fuel optimized, protect your fuel system, and remove any leftover deposits. With the Quicksilver Fuel Care System, you can trust that you're using products that are specially formulated - by the same people who design Mercury engines.

Although fuel additives can help prevent some fuel system problems, there are other ways to help prevent fuel related problems such as:

Purchase quality fuel from trusted sources:
Sometimes fuel is contaminated before it's pumped into your tank. Buy fuel from stores that take care of underground tanks and perform the proper maintenance.

Periodically check fuel filters and fuel tanks for sediment and water:
Over time, non-ethanol-blended fuel can leave behind sediment that collects inside the walls of your fuel tank. When ethanol-blended gasoline is first used, it can strip away the build-up in your tank. Fuel filters help prevent the sediment--that can cause engine damage--from entering your engine.

Water can enter the fuel tank in a number of ways. Your local marine dealer has tools to help check for water in the fuel tank. If water is found, most engine manufacturers recommend removing all of the bad fuel and refilling with new, fresh gas.

Keep up-to-date with your engine manufacturer's maintenance schedules:
To get the most from your engine, follow the maintenance schedules recommended by your engine manufacturer.

The Quicksilver Fuel Care System

With Quicksilver, there's no need to guess about which products are best to keep your engine's fuel in top form. The Quicksilver Fuel Care System is one complete system - specially formulated by the people who made your engine, with decades of experience on all kinds of engines - to help it run its best. It's as easy as 1, 2, 3 - regardless of whether you use ethanol- or non-ethanol-blended fuels.

QUICKSILVER PRODUCTS

1. Quickare Fuel Treatment

Quickare is a complete fuel treatment that can be used in all grades of gasoline, including ethanol blends.

  • When used at every fill-up, it helps prevent common fuel system problems such as:
  • Fuel oxidation and breakdown
  • Moisture and corrosion
  • Gum and varnish build-up
  • Phase separation

Use Quickare at every fill-up to:

  • Maximize engine performance with all grades of gasoline
  • Help control corrosion, gum and varnish build-up, and phase separation associated with ethanol-blended fuel
  • Help control moisture and corrosion problems associated with non-ethanol fuel
  • Clean up existing varnish and gum deposits from fuel lines, tanks, carburetors and injectors, intake valves, and spark plugs
  • Keep fuel fresh between fill-ups - up to 3 months

1 ounce treats 10 gallons - 12 ounce bottle treats 120 gallons

2. Quickleen Engine & Fuel Care System Cleaner

Quickleen is a deep cleaning treatment that should be used periodically.

Aggressive cleaners work to quickly and thoroughly remove carbon deposits from carburetors and injectors, intake valves, spark plugs, piston crowns and cylinder heads.

Use Quckleen to:

  • Prevent engine knocking and piston seize-up
  • Extend spark plug life

This product does not contain fuel stabilizers. Use with Quickare to prevent fuel breakdown and oxidation.

1 ounce treats 5 gallons - 12 ounce bottle treats 60 gallons

3. Quickstor Fuel Stabilizer

Add Quickstor to fuel before storing your engine to ensure your fuel is ready to go at the start of the next season.

Use Quicksilver to:

  • Prevent regular and ethanol-blended fuel from breaking down and oxidizing
  • Prevent fuel system corrosion
  • Prevent gum and varnish from forming in the fuel and settling in fuel lines and tanks, carburetors and injectors
  • Keep injectors and carburetor lubricated
  • Stabilize fuel for up to a year

1 ounce treats 5 gallons - 12 ounce bottle treats 60 gallons