Throttle body cleaner(s)?

Discussion in 'Maintenance & Upkeep' started by PantheraUncia, Aug 22, 2012.

  1. PantheraUncia

    PantheraUncia Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    So I know the difference between the cleaner for the Mass Air Flow sensor (to not use anything else on it).

    But the other end at the throttle body, do you have to be as careful? I mean could I potentially use Techron concentrate and a lint free cloth to clean the throttle body?
  2. Pikey

    Pikey Moderator Staff Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    I only use throttle body cleaner. You don't want to use something that will remove the coating inside the throttle body
  3. marksoldtowne

    marksoldtowne Member 1 Year

    Throttle-body cleaning is good preventative maintenance, it should also help engine drivability. Use throttle body cleanser like CRC & soft brush and rubber gloves which is coating safe.Its effort to make driving reliable.

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