Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2005 11:38:46 GMT
From: Johannes <johsnospam-gets-nowhere-sizefitter.com>
Subject: Re: Idling at 450rpm


sda100nospaml.com wrote: > > Thank you very much for your reply Paul. I took it to a dealer this > morning, apparently the throttle housing is at fault, and the cost to > replace... the equivalent of $1500. Needless to say, I declined the > repair! > Sounds quite odd; it's not a component with heavy wear. What exactly is the fault of the throttle housing? Vacuum leakage (elsewhere) is a likely problem, but this will normally increase idle rpm, unless a sensor overcompensates. Check also electrical sockets for the various sensors. > I don't suppose you know if it's a serviceable part? Or if I took it > to pieces and cleaned it myself, would it go back together again? Do > you have cheap used parts over there I could ship to England? Ask what they think is wrong with the throttle housing.

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