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    Throttle body cleaning help...

    hi all,

    wondered if anyone could help me remove and clean my throttle body?

    the engine is a z16xe im told and would have a go myself but ive never done it and dont have the tools to remove it off the car,

    i been told also its a piece of piss job and wouldnt take someone very long to lend me a hand.

    cheers


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    anyone at all?


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    just get some carb cleaner and a clean rag, take the pipe off the intake and squirt it down and wipe out with rag, no need to remove
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    hmm people have said its not safe as theres a chance crap can fall down into the intake when cleaning the TB, so its safer to just remove it?


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    Remove it mate

    Despite it being held on by star bits, just use an 8mm socket or ring spanner and then remove it

    As for the coolant pipes, either get a pair of mole grip and gently squeeze the pipes so it doesn't leak coolant, Or remove each pipe, and put a bolt in the pipe to stop it leaking

    Then unplug the wire
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    tnx for the advice tom but i am a complete noob and dont have any sockets...i have some duck tape and a phillips screw driver thas about it,

    im not being lazy i fitted my own sub and amp without any help but im not confident enough to have a go at the engine when i have no bloody clue what im doing and i dont have the proper tools,

    hence i thought it would be better to get someone to gimme a hand, dont mind paying a little bit for it too


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    Where about's in Manchester are you from??

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    If you want PM me and i will give you my address and i will do it for you wont take that long i have done enough of them now

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    south manchester near knutsford (ok technically not manchester but close enough )


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