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    Cleaning Throttle Body with Carb Cleaner

    Im a bit of a worryer and want to make sure im doing this right, dannysport confirmed it but I just wanna make sure before I do it. I have a habbit of doing the wrong thing.... I will be doing this when the car is COLD


    1. Buy some normal CARB Cleaner (£2.50)

    2. Remove the engine cover

    3. Remove the Pipe that attaches to the TB

    4. Spray some CC into the hole with the butterfly closed first and wipe out.

    5. Open the butterfly with my finger and spray cc down the hole.

    6. Spray some CC in the Pipes (do I need to wipe it out?)

    7. Re-attach everything and start engine (might not start the first time I heard)


    Is this right, is it a common thing for people to do to sort out stutter problems.

    Thanks

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    no need to undo the engine cover just the hose ova the throttle body. i personally undo the clip and take the hose off, turn the engine on and spray a couple of times then pull back the accelrator cable (can be accessed from the engine bay is attached to the throttle body), then spray inside whilst accelarating and do this for a good 5 mins ...job done, be generous with the spray!!
    SPORT TO SIXTY IN 8.6 SECS

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    can this damage the car at all by removing any protective film????

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    nope your cleaning the T/B thats all mate just done use it to clean the paint

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    LOL

    Cheers Danny

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    it work we use brake cleaner to run the engines when they brake down that stuff is like rocket fuel it turns over 12L of lump

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    do you work with cars then

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    no mate i just drive them but i can play with car a bit

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