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Old 03-01-2013, 12:25 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by Psirene View Post

Do they tend to go bad repeatedly from lack of cleaning (because I would be amazed if he was cleaning it too much)? If so, I can give them a heads up so they can avoid this next time. What's the time difference between a properly maintained throttle body staying good, and a dirty dirty throttle body going bad?

And thanks.
usually everytime you replace the air filter you should do a throttle body cleaning. I would say every 10,000 - 15,000 miles
use throttle body cleaner and toothbrush or rag and just a couple sprays and wide it out
It might hesistate to start after you clean it but it will smooth itself out.
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