Stiction Eliminator 1 quart

The Original Stiction Eliminator

$17.95 - $4499.00

The Original Stiction Eliminator

(421 customer reviews)


  • 100% SATISFACTION or your money back
  • GUARANTEED not to void your manufacturer’s warranty

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**It is preferred to add Stiction Eliminator at a fresh oil change, however if added before please make sure overall oil level does not exceed oil fill level**
  • 16 OZ
  • 1 QT
  • 2 QT
  • 1 GAL
  • 5 GAL
  • 55 GAL

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Hot Shot’s Stiction Eliminator for gas and diesel engines safely removes and prevents the gummy, sticky residue that builds up inside diesel HEUI injectors over time. It cleans and lubricates the entire oil side of the engine: injectors, turbo, rings, oil pump, everything the oil touches.

Hot Shot’s Secret Stiction Eliminator is an oil treatment for gasoline and diesel engines. It is engineered to remove stiction, the sludge and varnish created from burnt oil, while also lubricating. This oil and diesel stiction remover is proven to reduce the wear taking place inside your engine by up to 62% more than engine oil alone, verified by ASTM G-133 third party testing.
Hot Shot’s Stiction Eliminator for gas and diesel engines is a unique blend of synthetic cleaner and a proprietary carbon nano lubricant that cleans and lubricates the oil-wetted components inside your engine, including turbocharger, rings, oil pump, pistons, HEUI injectors and more. Stiction Eliminator will also improve your fuel economy, restore power and compression and fix 9 out of 10 “failing” HEUI injectors.

Initial dose: 4 oz. per quart of oil.
Maintenance dose: 2 oz. per quart of oil.

It is preferred to add Stiction Eliminator at a fresh oil change, however it can be added at any time.
Stiction Eliminator was formulated to be kept in during the entire life of your oil.

Stiction Eliminator is safe and effective for use in all diesel and gasoline engines: semi-trucks, pick-up trucks, farm equipment, and autos. These include but are not limited to Ford Powerstroke, Dodge Cummins, GM Duramax, Saab, Volkswagen, Audi, Caterpillar, and Detroit.

Some products that are used to clean out stiction, the sludge and varnish created from burnt oil, contain harsh solvents and can cause wear to your engine. These products are meant to be added your engine oil and then removed shortly thereafter. This must be done so further harm doesn’t take place inside your engine. This also means these types of products cannot be as effective.

Hot Shot’s Secret Stiction Eliminator contains zero harmful solvents and was engineered to be left in your engine oil for thousands of miles. It contains a synthetic cleaner that safely and effectively removes stiction, while also lubricating. Stiction Eliminator can reduce wear up to 62% more than engine oil alone by removing stiction and using a nano lubricant. Stiction build up can lead to scarring of vital engine components which lead to failure. Removing stiction from the engine solves this problem. The nano lubricant inside this diesel oil additive for stiction also reduces the coefficient of friction, further reducing the normal wear and tear that takes place inside engines.

By removing power robbing stiction and utilizing a nano lubricant, Stiction Eliminator will also improve the performance of your vehicle by increasing fuel economy, improving power and compression, freeing stuck HEUI injectors and reducing blow-by.

Stiction Eliminator is guaranteed to improve your vehicles performance or your money back.

The Hot Shot’s Secret brand was built on our flagship product, Stiction Eliminator. We were commissioned by International Truck and Engine to formulate a product that eliminated the performance and warranty issues caused by stiction in the Navistar and Ford Powerstroke Hydraulic Electric Unit Injectors (HEUI injectors). Over the past 20+ years, we have continued to test, improve and find additional uses and benefits from the Original Stiction Eliminator.

Stiction is our term for the sticky friction caused by byproducts of burnt oil. High pressure builds extreme heat in tight tolerance applications, such as inside HEUI injectors. This extreme heat causes the oil to burn, oxidize and create layers of sludge and deposits. We found that many of the issues that Navistar and others were experiencing were caused by stiction in the oil cavities and on the spool valve in HEUI injectors.

In the case of HEUI injectors, computer diagnostics showing that HEUI injectors were failing were restored 9 out of 10 times after using Stiction Eliminator. Removing the stiction from HEUI injectors eliminates the hard starting when cold, bucking, chugging, missing and black smoke. Stiction Eliminator restores HEUI injectors back to factory specifications and rejuvenates your engine to optimal performance by restoring the oil flow through the injectors, which corrects injector timing, fuel flow and the spray pattern of your injectors.

Stiction Eliminator cleans the gum, varnish and stiction while also lubricating everything the oil touches inside your engine. Through extensive testing, we found that the chemistry of Stiction Eliminator, which restores HEUI injectors, also hold true for many other engine components. Stiction can form on many of the oil-wetted components inside your engine, like turbocharger bearings for example, which can reach temperatures upwards of 400°F. Turbocharger bearings operate with tight tolerance and extreme heat as mentioned above and are a known spot for stiction. Stiction Eliminator cleans the stiction from turbo bearings, which reduces spool time and helps you build maximum boost sooner in the RPM range.

Oil passages are kept clean, restoring the oil flow through your engine. Pistons, rings and oil pumps are also cleaned and lubricated. Dynamic compression is restored by increased ring sealing, providing improved combustion efficiency which translates to better fuel economy, power and a better running engine. Stiction Eliminator has been tested and proven on thousands of gasoline and diesel engines, from small lawn mower engines to large diesels.

Stiction Eliminator is composed of a safe but effective synthetic cleaner that dissolves the stiction found on oil-wetted components, resulting in a rating of 92% clean in the ASTM D4828 scrub test. A Group V synthetic ester assists in bringing deposits and additives back into solution, reducing friction and lubricating your oil system. Patented carbon nano particles are blended into Stiction Eliminator, filling in microscopic irregularities on the machined surface to provide a smoother surface for the lubricating film to form, which reduces friction and wear. Adding Stiction Eliminator to your engine oil results in a 62% decrease in wear over oil alone as verified by ASTM G-133 Third Party testing. The result is a cleaner, better running and longer lasting engine.

Even if you aren’t experiencing the symptoms associated with stiction, it is still being created. Stiction Eliminator should be used a preventative measure to avoid stiction problems in the future. Stiction Eliminator was formulated to be left in for the entire duration of your oil’s lifetime. It is not a flush that contains harsh solvents which can potentially harm your engine.

Stiction Eliminator’s unique chemistry allows it to clean and lubricate oil-wetted components safely, which cannot be accomplished with many of the competitor products available. Whether used to solve an existing problem or as a preventative measure, Stiction Eliminator is guaranteed to clean and protect your engine.

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No other diesel oil or fuel additive has a better guarantee than Hot Shot’s Secret products. If our products do not deliver as promised, then we will give you your money back. End of story.

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  1. Clint Wolf

    Clint Wolf

    I have a 2006 F350 6.0 and have gone thru it all, with 235,000 miles on it now, i lost 3 cylinders according to the computer reading and was freaking out that the repair was going to cost $2500 to $4500, after reading this web site i decided to try out the fuel and oil treatment, at $80 for both additives it was worth a try, I changed the oil and added the 2 qt of Hotshot and put the fuel additive in as well, I put a weight on the gas pedal to set at about 1400 rpms and let it run, after 6 hrs it was purring like a kitten, retested the injectors with the computer and all are firing correctly, I never write reviews but i had too on this one, I didn’t have the money to replace injectors. I am sold and will keep up with mantiance that Hotshot recommends. Thanks

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  2. Christian from Utah

    5 out of 5

    Christian from Utah (verified owner)

    I have a 2004 Ford F250 with a 6.0 power stroke diesel. The truck has about 88,000 miles on it. I have been experiencing poor starts, poor acceleration, poor towing, and just a general lack of power and responsiveness in the truck for quite some time. I_

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  3. john m garcia

    5 out of 5

    john m garcia

    wow I didn’t thin my 1999 7.3 with 186.000 had any stiction issues like some that I read about, but I noticed when I started it up to leave it ran sluggish until the oil was up to temp, I did the stiction eliminator and extreme diesel treatment and wow, withinin the first 30 miles I could feel the difference and noticed it was quieter, after 100 miles I purposely started it after sitting overnight and ran it before the oil got to temp and what a surprise. great products my wife rarely rides in my truck but we used it to pick up some things and she said your truck is quieter I said yeah it is ,she had no idea what I had done ,I thought it was just me………thanks great product will be ordering transmission treatment next

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    Bob Snavely

    1 out of 5

    Bob Snavely

    Pirchase for my 2003 GMC Sierra 2500 Duramax diesel. 164,000 with a smoke issue. These diesels were know for a bad injector or 2.Called first and was told it would definitely reduce the smoke for the leaky injector and do many other things. Followed recommend instructions. New oil and Stiction. Ran till next oil change. No difference. Tried it again with new oil and Stiction and the fuel additive.Still nothing after 10,000 more miles. Actually I believe my truck is worse. I even video recorded it before and now and it is worse.I read the positive reviews and I am glad they worked for others but I would not recommend it to others.Btw, I rarely leave a bad review but….

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  5. Barbara Bibby

    5 out of 5 "F_

    Barbara Bibby

    This stuff is amazing. My husband usually thinks my ideas are nuts, and maybe some are. I saw an ad for this striction eliminator for diesel engines and I thought, wouldn’t it be possible to use in the engine of my 2002 volvo? It’s not diesel, but wouldn’t it be great if it worked. My gas mileage had dropped to 17.1 mpg and it ran ok but not as peppy. I called the guy, expecting to get an automated response. The man answers his own phone!! I asked him about using the green stuff in my engine oil. He told me how much to add. He said it would work best if I added it to fresh oil. Being thrifty and worrying that if it was going to cause problems, I added Iit to the oil without changing it, just in case. The difference was immediate. My car was peppy. I know it is added to the oil but I have to tell you the whole system seems to be working better. The volvo is an XC90 AWD automatic with 168000 miles on it and it is running like a champ now. It seems to downshift easier, and it went from 17.1 mpg to 19.6 mpg within 1 week of adding the striction eliminator to my oil. My husband was so impressed that he took his denali in for an oil change and added it to his vehicle. His gas mileage has improved significantly too. He hauls a bass boat with his denali and said upon returning from a fishing tournament last week that the performance was significantly better and his mpg had improved too. I got an oil change yesterday and added the miracle juice to my nice clean oil. I will keep you informed on any changes. I am so excited about this stuff. I have been trying to find the transmission striction eliminator, but can’t find any around my area so I will order it on line. I don’t have stock in the company nor am I receiving anything for this review. I am on a limited budget and i would not usually spend “a little more” for something to add to the oil or gas or any auto fluids but I took a chance and it is worth every penny I spent. If I could give it 10 stars I would. I have been running around with my bottle of magical green juice adding it to family and friends cars and they are amazed. They think I’m a little nuts- but they are amazed.

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