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cleaning out the throttle body on a 4.7 WK?

anyone mind giving me some input?

the Stealership says i need it cleaned and wants to charge me $120

i figure its just some brake clean, but anyone got any tips/tricks/warnings?
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Old 05-20-2010, 06:52 AM
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Re: cleaning out the throttle body on a 4.7 WK?

Use throttle body cleaner. Its an easy job, sure as heck wouldn't pay anyone to do it. I believe the dealers advise you not to do it yourself because you can damage sensors if you spray cleaner on them. But as long as you're careful it's easy. You can remove it to clean it or do it with it attached.
Should be something on wkjeeps.com
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Re: cleaning out the throttle body on a 4.7 WK?

Check this out...
http://www.wjjeeps.com/service/tbody.htm
It's pretty easy to do takes about 30 minutes.
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Re: cleaning out the throttle body on a 4.7 WK?

Hey Doug I have some Throttle Body Cleaner. I could bring it only if you come to the meet-up on June 12th
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Re: cleaning out the throttle body on a 4.7 WK?

i didnt even see it... lemme take a look.
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