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cleaning IAC

Discussion in 'VT - VX Holden Commodore (1997 - 2002)' started by MRVX2U, Jan 8, 2015.

  1. MRVX2U

    MRVX2U New Member

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    I have just pulled my Iac valve out and the tip is pitch black what's the best way to clean it?
     
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    FXST01 The Grey Man

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    Just give it a wipe & if you're still not happy with that, get some CRC Co Contact Cleaner.
     
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    Make sure the inside of the throttle body, where the IAC seats, is clean as well.
     
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    devilly Guest

    carby cleaner to clean it,then dip it in clean engine oil on it before putting it back in :)
     
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    I used a wire brush and some WD40. As said before, clean out where it sits and don't forget to put the o-ring back in.
     
  7. devilly

    devilly Guest

    no way use a wire brush, the brass cone is mounted on a plastic screw,that moves in and out, if you turn it with a wire brush then it will run incorrectly.you want clean engine oil on the screw in and out bit.
     

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    s_ikari2015 Fun IS easier with an 8

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    buy a new one from Holden. At least check out the price of one, you may be surprised.
     
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    I was surprised when I checked the price of an LS1 IAC from Holden, well over $300.
     
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    I've heard that. It must have spun round heaps of times. That was over 100,000kms ago. No issue.
     
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    Can someone tell me where the IAC valve is in a vz sv6?
     
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    Don't have one only the 5.7 do.
     
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    I thought so, hope others read this as so many say there is. Cheers mate
     

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