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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 08-31-2012, 09:39 PM Thread Starter
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Throttle body

I just bought a can of throttle body cleaner and am not sure how to clean the throttle body. Is there any techniques I should use and anything I should be careful of?
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 09-01-2012, 06:20 PM
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I have to clean mine sometimes. I just spray it on a clean wrag and wipe it off as much as i can. Open the flap and clean whatever you can reach, etc. I do it that way and it seems to clean it well enough to make a difference with the problem I have when I let it go
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Do not open the tb plate all the way!! Just push on it slightly so you can get those apps and put it back slowly


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Make sure your key is not in the ignition also, like to listen to radio at same time. You do not want the throttle actuator to be powered when you are cleaning it.

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True. I always take mine out to clean both sides since its only a couple bolt's to take it out.


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Is there a stickie thread with pictures on how to remove the throttle body
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Out of the GM service manual should be good.


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I can paint the outside of the throttle body right
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