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Old 10-26-2006, 10:18 PM   #11
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Doesn't the TB have a special (teflon?) coating ?
Nope, That'* the SC you're thinking of.
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SC coating isn't teflon either. It'* epoxy.
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Ok then why is it we need TB cleaner instead of just using carb cleaner? I've always heard it was because the TB was coated for smoother airflow.
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Nope, It'* so you don't ruin the sensors.
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Carb cleaner leaves deposits behind that will wreak havoc on your MAF sensor and O2 sensor.
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Thank you again for my free automotive training Will.
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And quit hijacking my thread with carb cleaner stuff
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FWIW, I've used various TB cleaners, and they all seemed the same until I did my car, and used the Valvoline cleaner. I was amazed at the difference. It took a lot less scrubbing to clean it up
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Castrol SuperClean works very well.
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Carb cleaner leaves deposits behind that will wreak havoc on your MAF sensor and O2 sensor.
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9. Spray the living snot out of the TB with carb cleaner, intake cleaner, or soak in castrol super clean. Even gasoline does a good job. The back side of the throttle plate and the IAC passage (the area the IAC nose seats against) should be meticulously cleaned. A good toothbrush will help.
Sorry to hjack, just wanted to straighten this out. So is carb cleaner safe for the TB or no?[/b]
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