Throttle Body Maintenance?

Answer The throttle body is an important part of the engine, a part of the air intake system that helps regulate how much air is flowing into the engine. The throttle helps determine the amount of speed a... Read More »

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How to Perform Throttle Body Maintenance?

The throttle body controls the amount of air which can be drawn into the engine. When the gas pedal is depressed, a cable opens the throttle plate at the mouth of the throttle body. The further the... Read More »

How to Remove a Throttle Body?

The speed of a car is directly related to the fuel and air that is delivered to the engine. The mechanism that delivers both fuel and air simultaneously on most combustion engines today is the thro... Read More »

Testing a Throttle Body?

The throttle body in car a provides one of the modern features found in today's cars to help with fuel efficiency. In addition to keeping fuel flow to the engine restricted to only what it actually... Read More »

How to Clean a Throttle Body on a Car?

After years of service, gasoline gum build up, dirt and other foreign matter attach themselves to the throttle body fuel injection (TBI) unit walls and passages. This affects the unit's operation a... Read More »