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Offline Jkboots

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Replacing throttle body “rubbers” difficulty of DIY
« on: July 17, 2018, 03:48:05 PM »
How hard is it to replace the transitional rubber sleeves that join the throttle bodies to head? 2012 TEX with 36,000 miles runs great after valve adjustment but I noticed cracks in the left cyl 1 Boot. I put some silicon gasket sealer on just in case. New rubbers are only $20 each so next valve adjustment I would like to replace them.

Also...I turned key on with tank off and got a P0460 code. Will that code clear in memory or does only the Dealer tool do that? MIL light not illuminated.

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Re: Replacing throttle body “rubbers” difficulty of DIY
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2018, 04:07:01 PM »
*Originally Posted by Jkboots [+]
Also...I turned key on with tank off and got a P0460 code. Will that code clear in memory or does only the Dealer tool do that? MIL light not illuminated.
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Re: Replacing throttle body “rubbers” difficulty of DIY
« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2018, 04:56:35 PM »
Its pretty straightforward to replace the inlets, you were most of the way there doing the valve check. There are three hose clamps that you will need to loosen, a few plugs and the throttle bodies pop right off. Stuff some paper towels in the intake to prevent bolts\dirt from dropping into the motor.

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Re: Replacing throttle body “rubbers” difficulty of DIY
« Reply #3 on: July 17, 2018, 05:13:27 PM »
Replacing the inlets should be pretty straightforward. The tricky bit is to actually get to the screws to loosen the hose clamps. Be careful putting them back on again -make sure they're seated right and the throttle bodies are pushed all the way in

 


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