When last did you clean your throttle body?




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    Default When last did you clean your throttle body?

    Been having some boost issues with my freelander lately and some throttle body error codes showed up. Here is what the carbon deposits on a 180000km TD4 throttle body look like.
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    That is DISGUSTING. Time for an oil catch-can.
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    Love learning from guys on this forum. I had to Google what an oil catch can is! 😁

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    Quote Originally Posted by jelo View Post
    That is DISGUSTING. Time for an oil catch-can.
    Not just a catch can but that is due to the EGR. And then some people say dont block/delete the EGR.

    P.S My ranger looked like that with just over 100k on the clock.
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    Just replaced my glow plugs on a 2012 Ranger and had to remove the intake. Throttle body, pipes and intake manifold all looked like this or even worse.

    Removed about 300 grams of carbon build-up.

    It is a lot of work, but I feel this should be a semi-regular maintenance item?

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    Fitted a Provent 200 oil catchtank(vented to atmosphere) and EGR blank off on my ranger.
    Very clean ever since...

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    You guys need 2SO.............
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    Default Re: When last did you clean your throttle body?

    What do you use to clean it?
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    Default Re: When last did you clean your throttle body?

    Quote Originally Posted by shawn5061 View Post
    What do you use to clean it?
    WD40 or petrol
    There's only 3 reasons to stand up : to get the remote , to go to the bathroom or because you're the Real Slim Shady.

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    Default Re: When last did you clean your throttle body?

    Quote Originally Posted by shawn5061 View Post
    What do you use to clean it?
    I used paraffin & finally carb spray cleaner that I had on hand.
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    Default Re: When last did you clean your throttle body?

    Quote Originally Posted by shawn5061 View Post
    What do you use to clean it?
    Wynns makes a throttle body cleaner. If it's not too dirty and easy to access (not on a freelander 2), you could probably leave the throttle body on the vehicle and access by removing the air intake pipe.

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