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hpr2084 :: Cleaning the Throttle Body on My Pickup Truck

I record the process of cleaning the throttle body on my truck, trying to fix an idling problem

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Hosted by Jon Kulp on 2016-07-28 is flagged as Clean and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
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In this episode I take you along for the ride as I do a little bit of maintenance on my pickup truck. I've been trying to track down the source of of a rough idling problem that sometimes turns into stalling out. I already replaced the fuel filter (did not solve the rough idling problem but probably was due anyway), and here I make an audio recording as I clean the throttle body, which apparently is one of the first things you should do when your vehicle is idling roughly and stalling out. Still not sure if I have totally fixed it but it seems to run OK so at least I did not mess it up any worse.

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