How To Clean Your Engine Safely Without Water // STEAM CLEAN ENGINE BAY!!

26 jul 2019
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How To Clean Your Engine Bay Safely Without Water - Steam Clean Engine Bay! In this video I show you how to clean and detail an engine bay safely without the use of running water. I use steam, all purpose cleaner, and a detail brush to get the job done and the results are awesome - without the risk of messing up your engine!
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Comentarios
  • I just found your video and its great. My question is where can I find a good Detailer? There are some Detailers that look real shady. What questions do you ask? Some car washes I've been too will use their wash wands to clean without removing the battery and no chemicals. The more water the better. With newer cars and all the electronics who can you trust to do a good job and no mess ups. My car is a 2012 Audi 7 and it needs an engine detail, HELP. I'm in So Cal Thanks, Keep up the great work to keep us Car Geeks informed.

    A RiveraA RiveraHace 9 días
  • I gotta invest in a steamer now! 😃 And Clean my bay bae! 💗

    soup p.soup p.Hace 12 días
  • I'm sorry, but do you it understand what steam is? I only ask because you say you arent getting the engine wet...

    Albert the Dog EinsteinAlbert the Dog EinsteinHace 13 días
  • 👍👍

    meena coutinhomeena coutinhoHace 14 días
  • Great video. Going to try this on my Jag

    2bbabe2bbabeHace 15 días
  • I'm currently shopping around for my next car and while my last vehicle served me well (until it died for good) I'd like to take better care of whatever comes next. Great walkthrough here, I think I can handle this!

    Miles CorporosusMiles CorporosusHace 17 días
  • 👍for removing negative terminal first!

    rust bladerust bladeHace 17 días
  • "Oh hey, there you are. Today we're gonna....*urrrghh*" 😂😂😂😂

    Tommaso SiriguTommaso SiriguHace 19 días
  • As a mechanic, I confirm what you said lol it’s so much more satisfying to work on an engine bay and shows the owner takes better care of it giving us more responsibility. Clean your engine bays people!

    thepeevethepeeveHace 22 días
  • I want a steamer now for so many reasons

    Cynthia MarieCynthia MarieHace 22 días
  • Oh and glad you made this video because I've cleaned my engine bay on my toyota tundra 2x and managed to screw something up by doing so. By using a degreaser and water hose. Granted I didn't douse the engine bay with water 💦 but I somehow managed to screw something up under the hood when I go to drive it the next day.

    Nicole CrockerNicole CrockerHace 23 días
  • Beautiful job but you didn’t clean the battery terminals😭

    Robert MaioRobert MaioHace 25 días
  • 4hrs later

    Arizona ColourArizona ColourHace 26 días
  • What spray do you use before the steam?

    toure7toure7Hace un mes
  • 🥰love the content

    Marlow SquadMarlow SquadHace un mes
  • Nice job

    D ZD ZHace un mes
  • Can the parts and pieces under the big "ecoboost" black plastic cover be cleaned too, or does that cover need to stay on while cleaning?

    mablenaymablenayHace un mes
  • I shot water into my engine bay

    Abe RTAbe RTHace un mes
  • You didn’t clean off the battery acid? For shame!!!

    Nathan SticeNathan SticeHace un mes
  • I literally just cleaned my wife’s engine bay today came out too good . Wish I had the steamer would have made a big difference I’m sure

    Willy DaytonWilly DaytonHace un mes
  • LOOKS GREAT! I have a gen 4 prius & am considering using steam cleaner. My mechanics always enjoyed wrkn on my car BECAUSE its clean & parts are anti seized. I feel if ur engine is full of oil, its like frying an egg.😁

    Rice BurnerRice BurnerHace un mes
  • how bout cleaning with alcohol

    mmm hhhmmm hhhHace un mes
  • Liked the video, but I can't believe you didn't clean all that green corrosion off the battery cable.

    Mitch GeddesMitch GeddesHace un mes
  • This whole damn time I thought that's was your brother but now I see it's a fake!! Or do you really have a brother man I can't tell. Lol

    Angel MontielAngel MontielHace un mes
  • LOL 4:25

    David GonzalezDavid GonzalezHace un mes
  • Wait......TWINS!?? Honestly I didn't pay attention before

    Angela WebberAngela WebberHace un mes
  • Thumbs up for the burp at 4:04 😁

    Eden CerberusEden CerberusHace un mes
  • Just advice run from the 3.5 v6 and second reroute your amp wire under hood it's running right over the drive belt accessories and cover it with black wire loom and it doesn't stick out like a soar thumb sorry I detail cars and that little detail just bothered me other than that good job.

    Chris BuecheleChris BuecheleHace 2 meses
  • Can't clean mine till I go back home. You clean your car at my moms area and that shits gonna be filthy after one drive.

    Ethan SEthan SHace 2 meses
  • that red 12V thought :( can definitely route it a tad better.

    Alex KorotkyAlex KorotkyHace 2 meses
  • I’ve needed this video forever!!!

    Straight Outta ContentStraight Outta ContentHace 2 meses
  • Technically, you did use water because you need water to make steam because steam is hot evaporated water. lol

    Bowup2Bowup2Hace 2 meses
  • I don’t see the all purpose cleaner in the description ?

    Johnny GJohnny GHace 2 meses
  • What was the real time to do the job?

    Timothy RyanTimothy RyanHace 2 meses
  • The bloopers at the end😂😂😂lol

    Dan R.Dan R.Hace 2 meses
  • Hello.. How would you know what part of the engine should not get wet? Just the battery and radiator?

    kaicastlekaicastleHace 2 meses
  • Just some advice I would run away from that 3.5 ecoboost as fast as you can they are junk and if you put any kind of miles on them they fall apart.

    Chris BuecheleChris BuecheleHace 2 meses
  • How long did this take you in real time?

    Mr. LuxMr. LuxHace 2 meses
  • Nice job DG perl sure gives it a glow.Great content for sure.Stay Safe See you on the next one

    Mark McCulloughMark McCulloughHace 2 meses
  • Guess where steam comes from? If you dont have a steamer just use hot water :D

    SocksOnFeetSocksOnFeetHace 2 meses
  • 00:39 whats that red wire for?

    Jose RuizJose RuizHace 2 meses
  • Really cracked me up when Mike showed up wearing the same clothes 😂

    ShaneShaneHace 3 meses
  • I'm sorry but engine's are designed to get wet.. just use water.. I've been doing so for 30 years and never had a problem or know anyone who has.. just use commen sense and don't soak the alternator or flood the intake

    Krattle RattleKrattle RattleHace 3 meses
  • I know this is an old video and you don't have this truck anymore, but on the off chance that you or someone else reads this when you get corrosion like that on your positive battery cable it generally means that the voltage regulator in the alternator failed and is overcharging the battery where as corrosion on the negative terminal can either mean the battery is going bad or the alternator itself is not putting out enough voltage.... Either way just something to watch out for in the future. Keep up the good work.

    Kyle R.Kyle R.Hace 3 meses
  • Is the steamer actually the 1 you use???

    Ron AllenRon AllenHace 3 meses
  • Hey when you used the pearl protectant you said it was diluted 2 to 1. Did you fill up a bottle with half of it and then the rest of water. Is that what you mean?

    LevLup_RicoLevLup_RicoHace 3 meses
  • I think Mike is fake

    Dana ThomsDana ThomsHace 3 meses
  • Could you have used water if you wanted?

    Jason AxJason AxHace 4 meses
  • Doesn’t that make the circuit reset?

    Jejaka MalayaJejaka MalayaHace 4 meses
  • I’ll pay to have this done

    KadoKadoHace 4 meses
  • The end had me laughing so hard 🤣🤣

    Tyrek CheesemanTyrek CheesemanHace 4 meses
  • I do pretty much everything not to. I hose the engine down with a hose and get it all wet then spray cleaner over the whole thing. Hose back down. Done. 10 minutes. It doesn't look like a 500 greenback detail but it's nice enough.

    Jeremy NelsonJeremy NelsonHace 4 meses
  • Always been super nit picky about a clean engine bay

    Dylan EthridgeDylan EthridgeHace 4 meses
  • Is there any benefit to cleaning the engine bay apart from aestetics?

    Andreas WarbergAndreas WarbergHace 4 meses
  • Wet wipes vs dry wipes.

    Kanzen АлександрKanzen АлександрHace 4 meses
  • Dude clean and lube your battery posts!

    Richard PRichard PHace 4 meses
  • Love your channel, mate. You have my dream job 😉

    David FournierDavid FournierHace 4 meses
  • Extreme case of OCD and I love it

    colby78hurleycolby78hurleyHace 4 meses
  • Oh I see no power sprayer . Careful clean looks ok.

    Bruce LangleyBruce LangleyHace 4 meses
  • I wouldn’t do it. Dirt and oil won’t mess with expensive electronics.

    Bruce LangleyBruce LangleyHace 4 meses
  • i see the jeep engine bay cleansing where he uses water, then i see this video. did your plan with using water change? this video is older than that of the jeep

    zNo R6zNo R6Hace 4 meses
  • Mechanics won’t treat your car any differently clean or dirty. They don’t give a shit about your car. All they care about is your money. They might even say you fucked up your sensors or computer or fuses by cleaning your engine just so they can charge you more money. Just fix everything yourself.

    Gold WolfGold WolfHace 4 meses
  • Steam is water dumb ass 😂

    Gold WolfGold WolfHace 4 meses
    • The Detail Geek water doesn’t have legs... 😂 thicken that skin up bro. Just messing with ya.

      Gold WolfGold WolfHace 4 meses
    • Can’t read a thumbnail eh.

      The Detail GeekThe Detail GeekHace 4 meses
  • I keep my engine bays and underneath where the oil pans, transmissions, transfer cases, differentials, wheel wells, struts/shocks, and interior are spotless at all times. The same goes maintenance wise as well, using only premium products. The biggest reasons are - 1. If there is a leak, it can be spotted immediately. 2. Having a dirty engine and/or radiator is the equivalent of wearing a coat in the middle of summer. 3. Vehicles cost way too much to not care for them properly. 4. Confidence - Never know if/when I need to make a last minute trip and knowing either vehicle will get us there and back with almost no chance of mechanical/electrical incidents. And "Yes" - Whenever a mechanic is involved (which is almost nil except for warranty reasons), they do treat my vehicles far better than anyone else's, every time, of which I am always grateful.

    The AmericanThe AmericanHace 5 meses
    • Keep writing these kind of comments on ESwindow videos. I can tell you have a lot wisdom to share with the ESwindow community. If only every ESwindow comment had numbered bullet points so the information could be more easily processed by us regular people who are missing your vast intelligence. Then one day maybe we too, may receive the level of service you get every time you are serviced!

      Nathan RookNathan RookHace 4 meses
  • I wonder how many micro fibers were taken away from their families for this video

    secratedsecratedHace 5 meses
  • Nice job,you are very thorough with your cleaning

    LeeAnn PaulLeeAnn PaulHace 5 meses
  • Do you use just regular tap water with the McCulloch steamer? I've heard of people using reverse osmosis or even deionized water to prevent calcium buildup and extend the life of their steamers.

    Ron ParejaRon ParejaHace 5 meses
  • All that work...then doesn't bother cleaning the corrosion off the battery terminal. lol

    BeowulfBeowulfHace 5 meses
  • Cleaning an engine bay is like cleaning an empty cigarette pack

    jiji androidjiji androidHace 5 meses
  • Original battery??? Unheard of in AZ with a truck that old

    Tausha the TechTausha the TechHace 5 meses
  • Is it the same for hybrids?

    Sashay SalmonSashay SalmonHace 5 meses
  • Hi there. I just saw your video and at the end I saw your attempts at the intro. Making a successful ESwindow video is not that easy. Good job. Thank you for your time on showing us the process of detailing a car. Take care and God bless.

    Michele AldworthMichele AldworthHace 5 meses
  • 3.5l eco🤣 boost

    iMaveTubeiMaveTubeHace 5 meses
  • Super safe till all sealed electrical connectors corrode from steam

    Anton KokarskiAnton KokarskiHace 5 meses
  • This guy sucks bring back Mike

    LeBaron KingLeBaron KingHace 5 meses
  • What steamer do you recommend?

    Ray FloresRay FloresHace 5 meses
  • I think, this method only works for maintainence engine bay cleaning. If it is a heavier detailing, you need a degreaser, both fender brush and detail brush.

    Justin HormanJustin HormanHace 5 meses
  • Do you have a link showing what products you use?

    William GuestWilliam GuestHace 5 meses
  • Lol

    April HanyonApril HanyonHace 5 meses
  • TITLE SHOULD BE, HOW TO CLEAN PLASTIC IN YOUR ENGINE...

    Khaos LilJrKhaos LilJrHace 5 meses
  • YOU ACT LIKE EVERYONE HAS THAT STEAM MACHINE, BAD VIDEO, CHRISFIX BETTER 😤💨

    Khaos LilJrKhaos LilJrHace 5 meses
  • Thank you detail geek I’ve been wanting to clean my engine but bean to scared to this vid was so helpfull

    Crystal JohnsonCrystal JohnsonHace 5 meses
  • how long did it take you? I've actually thought of using a steam cleaner myself. I never done it before, but just got myself a decent truck, but engine bay is dirty! And I'm gonna learn to detail it myself. Just wondering how long it took you, so it can possibly motivate me to do it a bit more, lol.

    Bob PerleyBob PerleyHace 6 meses
  • Hai Sir....i wonder is there ane problem after you cleaned the angine bay...honestly...cause a lot of wire and sencore there..thanks...say Hi from Indonesia....

    REBORN ChannelREBORN ChannelHace 6 meses
  • No water you say 🧐 so steam doesnt come from boiling water? 😉 good vid anyway 👍

    HermanHermanHace 6 meses
  • Mitch as usual, DAMN GOOD JOB!

    Jeffrey SasquatchJeffrey SasquatchHace 6 meses
  • hi sir can i use tire fom cleaner on my nissan rouge engine

    LIFE OF USALIFE OF USAHace 6 meses
  • Steam is water

    KC NhamKC NhamHace 6 meses
  • Thank you for showing such nice and easy tips to keep your ride clean and tidy. Its definitely easy to detail vehicle for people living in private houses, not for us New Yorkers who live in apartments lol. I just bought my camry and wanna do everything by myself so I can be completley satisfied but got no place to plug in all those wires for washers, steamers, vacuum etc. Overall, I really love watching you detailing vehicles perfectly. Its a therapy 😌 keep it up brother 👍🏻✌🏼

    bilbil rajpootbilbil rajpootHace 6 meses
  • Hey dumbass, steam cones from water. Shocking, I know right?

    SteveVi0lenceSteveVi0lenceHace 6 meses
    • I said NO RUNNING WATER....I think that’s pretty easy to understand, but not for everyone it seems.

      The Detail GeekThe Detail GeekHace 6 meses
  • Thumbnail says "no running water", than he sprays the cleaner liquid all over the engine...

    DerivelyDerivelyHace 6 meses
    • Lol running water would be using a hose or pressure washer....so yeah, I didn’t use running water 👍🏻

      The Detail GeekThe Detail GeekHace 6 meses
  • I've always wondered why auto manufacturers put all the nooks and crannies on the airbox housings...

    Ron AyotteRon AyotteHace 6 meses
  • Very nice!

    Jimmy WilsonJimmy WilsonHace 6 meses
  • How do you get waterless steam?

    Steven R.Steven R.Hace 6 meses
  • Love your music selections...is this music freeware?

    Mr JohnsonMr JohnsonHace 6 meses
  • Badass brotha

    A WwA WwHace 6 meses
  • Without water *uses steam*

    AccioAccioHace 6 meses
  • Dude! You need more bloopers and out takes on your videos

    Chris SulaChris SulaHace 6 meses
  • I thought steam was a state of water

    PriddleyPriddleyHace 6 meses
  • This video just got recommended to me. Meaning ESwindow is getting getting more searches and interests in engine bay cleaning. You should do another one of these videos soon, I think it'll be really successful and being a long time viewer I think it would be nice to show your vehicle again.

    Bastion WolfBastion WolfHace 6 meses
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