Introduction

In order to perform any sort of repair on the throttle body unit, it must first be removed from the engine by following these step by step instructions

Parts

No parts required.

Firstly Disconnect  battery Always take the negative terminal off first.
  • Firstly Disconnect battery

    • Always take the negative terminal off first.

    • '''General Tip After disconnecting the battery leave the car for about 10 mins , This lets any residual energy left in the electrical system to dissapate. It is good practise whatever the job

Locate throttle body on right side of engine, it is between the intake tube and intake manifold.
  • Locate throttle body on right side of engine, it is between the intake tube and intake manifold.

Locate throttle linkage cable assembly.
  • Locate throttle linkage cable assembly.

Twist the assembly clockwise. Twist the assembly clockwise.
  • Twist the assembly clockwise.

Slide both slackened cables off assembly’s guides.
  • Slide both slackened cables off assembly’s guides.

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Locate the two hoses on the top of the throttle body. Gently lift the hoses off.
  • Locate the two hoses on the top of the throttle body.

  • Gently lift the hoses off.

Use a flat head screwdriver to loosen the hose clamp attaching the intake tube to the throttle body.
  • Use a flat head screwdriver to loosen the hose clamp attaching the intake tube to the throttle body.

Remove the intake tube from the throttle body.
  • Remove the intake tube from the throttle body.

Locate wiring clip on the underside of the throttle body.
  • Locate wiring clip on the underside of the throttle body.

Press down on the locking mechanism before gently removing the wiring clip. Press down on the locking mechanism before gently removing the wiring clip.
  • Press down on the locking mechanism before gently removing the wiring clip.

Locate throttle linkage arm. Open the locking clip with a flat head screwdriver. Pry off the linkage arm with a flat head screwdriver.
  • Locate throttle linkage arm.

  • Open the locking clip with a flat head screwdriver.

  • Pry off the linkage arm with a flat head screwdriver.

Locate the three 13mm nuts attaching the throttle body to the intake manifold. Remove nuts with a 13mm crescent wrench. Remove nuts with a 13mm crescent wrench.
  • Locate the three 13mm nuts attaching the throttle body to the intake manifold.

  • Remove nuts with a 13mm crescent wrench.

Lift the throttle body off of the intake manifold.
  • Lift the throttle body off of the intake manifold.

  • The manifold is now out of the engine bay and ready for cleaning or adjustment.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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