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Old 07-12-2011, 11:22 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by xecutionr View Post
It can cause pitting, but most likely wont.. the carb cleaner is more harsh on the sensors around the TB because it is formulated to remove heavy varnishes found in carburetors. so that means it should be 100% okay to sue on the IAC since it is a valve. dozens of people have used carb cleaner on it it just is stronger than the Throttle body cleaner
good write up.......I agree with the TB cleaner.....On my Ford Rangers sites they suggest just cleaning...on my Saab forums they suggest to clean and oil it with engine oil........I am not sure what is the correct way?
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