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01-23-2013, 09:13 PM #1
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Cleaned throttle body idle issue.
Cleaned my throttle body on my 2008 silverado 5.3l and idling a little off. Seems to be too high, anyone know should I take to dealer to recalibrate or is there another option? I decided to clean after check engine came on and code p0121 was reading on diagnostics.
01-23-2013, 09:51 PM #2
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01-24-2013, 12:18 PM #3
what product did you use to clean ? high idle would indicate a air leak/vac leak.
the 121 means the MAP and the TPS are out of wack. not within the programed operation. usually a leak.
01-24-2013, 02:56 PM #4Cleaned my throttle body on my 2008 silverado 5.3l and idling a little off. Seems to be too high, anyone know should I take to dealer to recalibrate or is there another option? I decided to clean after check engine came on and code p0121 was reading on diagnostics.
The only way that I know 100% works is to use the Tech 2 to do a relearn of the throttle body position sensor so that the computer will put the throttle body back at its normal idle position.
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01-24-2013, 04:36 PM #5
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This why I like the pre 98 vehicles, TPS can be reset by holding the gas pedal 3/4 way down and starting the vehicle and letting off the gas and shutting the vehicle off. BAM!! Tps reset lol!!!
Good luck with your issue!!
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