Asked by: Shamira Mourin
asked in category: General Last Updated: 12th June, 2020

What can I use to clean throttle body?

For best results take your car throttle off the intake manifold and disconnect from wire harness. Then spray CRC throttle body cleaner on the throttle in a well-ventilated area while wiping with a clean towel. Repeat until you have a clean shine.

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Also, can I use wd40 to clean throttle body?

wd40 is a degreaser, just spray it inside throttle body on the walls, and wipe it out real well, itll clean it up nice.. definetly do not spray it into ur motor while it is running though. however tb/carb cleaner works the best.

can I use carb cleaner to clean throttle body? Yes, you can use carburetor cleaner to clean a throttle body, but not without making a few compromises. Carb cleaner doesn't penetrate and hang around to break up heavy deposits, so you'll end up having to use more of it in multiple passes to remove heavy carbon buildup.

Also to know is, is it good to clean throttle body?

While throttle-body cleaning is good preventative car maintenance, it should also help engine drivability. In fact, if you've noticed a rough idle, stumbling initial acceleration or even stalling – all when the engine is fully warmed up – a dirty throttle body could be the culprit.

Can you clean throttle position sensor?

Cleaning the throttle body itself can be done using carburetor fluid and a clean cloth for the removal of light sludge. During this process, the throttle position sensor should not be cleaned due to the possibility of contamination or wire damage.

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