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Old 04-25-2018, 04:28 PM
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cleaning throttle body

hey I was having some idling problems I was told to clean my throttle body just asking for some help on how to take it out and clean it what to use and how to. I looked around on youtube and couldn't find anything I have a 1988 jeep wrangler yj 4.2 6 cyl and I don't want to mess it up anything helps.

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Old 04-25-2018, 04:41 PM   #2
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Many people run some seafoam through it using the brake booster vacuum line. Itís pretty potent stuff.

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Old 04-25-2018, 09:25 PM   #3
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If your 4.2 is stock then it has a carburetor so there isnít a throttle body to clean.

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