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#1 ford motorsport

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Posted 04 April 2009 - 03:27 PM

Hi there,

Can you assist please, I'm would like to clean the idle control valve on a 1.4cl 2001

instead of giving it into a garage can you please tell me the following in IDIOT PROOF LANGUAGE the following:

1, where is the icv

2, how do i clean it

your assistance in this matter is much appreciated.

Kaps

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#2 dezwez

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Posted 04 April 2009 - 05:58 PM

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Hi there,

Can you assist please, I'm would like to clean the idle control valve on a 1.4cl 2001

instead of giving it into a garage can you please tell me the following in IDIOT PROOF LANGUAGE the following:

1, where is the icv

2, how do i clean it

your assistance in this matter is much appreciated.

Kaps

just found this it should look like this and i think its on
the inlet manifold or on front of engine i heard some say the clean them with carb cleaner from local motor factors
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Posted 04 April 2009 - 06:14 PM

;) just found this it should look like this and i think its on
the inlet manifold or on front of engine i heard some say the clean them with carb cleaner from local motor factors
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there a plunger in them and you spay the carb cleaner in there and leave for a bit but not on the electric contacts

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Posted 04 April 2009 - 07:22 PM

as dezwez says.

if you require the pages from the haynes manual i could email them to you?


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