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Removing throttle body now - need help

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Madjik_Man, Jul 1, 2012.

  1. Jul 1, 2012 at 10:03 AM
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    Madjik_Man

    Madjik_Man [OP] The Rembrandt of Rattle Can

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    I can't the two hoses on the bottom backside off. I moved those metal hose clips back, but for the life of me I can't get the facking hoses to budge off of the necks they're on.

    They're the only things keep the TB on at this point. I'm afraid to get a flat head in there to pry them off (in fear of tearing the rubber hose(s) )

    Any help is much appreciated as soon as possible.
     
  2. Jul 1, 2012 at 10:06 AM
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    Madjik_Man [OP] The Rembrandt of Rattle Can

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    I'm pointing to the two facking stubborn things

    [​IMG]
     
  3. Jul 1, 2012 at 10:28 AM
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    nvm

    hoses off, TB out
     
  4. Jul 3, 2012 at 3:02 PM
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    Did you find A write up for cleaning your TB? If so could you post the link? Glad you got it off. I had the same problem a couple weeks ago on a sensor and the sensor actually broke when pulling on the hoses.
     
  5. Jul 3, 2012 at 3:05 PM
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    just use throttle body cleaner and a rag

    [​IMG]
     
  6. Jul 3, 2012 at 3:57 PM
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    I primarily used this one:

    http://www.top4runners.com/ja/cleantb.html

    But had to call some audibles at the line of scrimmage once I was under there. Once you get into it, you'll see what you have to do.

    Off the top of my head I removed the bracket holding the cruise control and throttle cables... made life much easier and it was two 10mm bolts.

    edit, two more things: 1. Before you start undo the negative cable off your battery and remove the EFI relay in the fuse box in the engine bay, and 2. if you're going to tighten the throttle cable it is two 12mm nuts (not 14mm as written in that link). At least that's what it was on my truck

    Also, being a knob, I marked everything will tape so 1. I would know where it all goes back together and 2. would remember to put everything back together, eg hoses on necks, etc...

    Very simple and straight forward.

    The other thing I read on here is not to let all the crap from your throttle body drain into that hole that feeds your IAC valve/sensor. So when cleaning the throttle body, I always made sure that hole was at the top.

    Here are before and after pics of my throttle body. I didn't spend a crazy amount of time on it because my OCD would have had me sitting there for 6 hours cleaning it

    Front of TB before:
    [​IMG]
    Front of TB after:
    [​IMG]

    Back of TB before:
    [​IMG]
    Back of TB after:
    [​IMG]
     
  7. Jul 3, 2012 at 4:09 PM
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    Looks good. Don't forget to clean your MAF sensor while you're in there.
     
  8. Jul 3, 2012 at 4:10 PM
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    Yup did it at the time.

    On Sunday I:

    Cleaned the MAF
    Cleaned the TB
    Changed spark plugs
    Changed spark plug wires
    Tightened throttle body cable.
     
  9. Jul 3, 2012 at 4:16 PM
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    You, sir, have now indeed earned the title Captain Awesome.

    I told you it was easy. :)
     
  10. Jul 3, 2012 at 4:16 PM
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    Just like Dick to call some thing easy.
     
  11. Jul 3, 2012 at 4:17 PM
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    Jesus facking kryst. Just like Krazie to make something easy hard.
     
  12. Jul 3, 2012 at 4:17 PM
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    Yeah, I took my time with everything and all said and done it took me 3 hours.
     
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    I thought it was soft, not easy. :pout:
     
  14. Jul 3, 2012 at 4:18 PM
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    Just so long as he's not making Dick hard, we're all good
     
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    That's at least 30 hp bro!
     
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    I am not going to say anything about anatomy. I can see this is a tarp, and I'm not falling for it.
     
  17. Jul 3, 2012 at 4:21 PM
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    [​IMG]
     
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    Bish please. I got the blue NGK spark plug wires...

    ...I'm looking at at least 45 HP. The blue color makes more HP
     
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