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Old 01-29-2011, 12:38 PM
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Throttle Body Repair

My mechanic said the throttle body on my F-350 needs replacing. The CEL gives off a code indicating air leaks in the body. I'm wondering if it can be repaired or if I can just clean it using a TB cleaning solution. Please help---really need some advice!!
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What codes are you getting? There is no clear-cut code that indicates the throttle body is leaking. IMHO find a new mechanic.
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The only place it could be leaking air would be around the shaft for the butterflies, or at the mating gasket to the intake. If you do need another one I suggest visiting a local junkyard.
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