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Old 06-23-2014, 02:34 PM
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Cleaning M116/M117 Idle Air Control Valve

Is there an accepted way to clean the IACV?

Spray it out? Soak it? Throw it away and buy a good one?

New they are $600+
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Old 06-24-2014, 07:43 AM
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Maybe a gentle mist with carb cleaner then a blast of air? That's what I did to mine recently when I had it out, then I tested it on a 9V battery to make sure it was clicking through its full travel....
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Old 06-25-2014, 08:47 PM
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Carb cleaner and a gentle 'persuasive' tap usually frees them up.
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