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Lexus gs300 no throttle response

I have a 2005 Lexus gs300. Today while driving the car, it started to drop rpms while in drive.. as I drove further I was not able to get a response from pressing the gas pedal. The car can roll on it'...
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Differences between drive by wire and drive by cable

What are the main differences, advantages, and disadvantages of using a drive-by-wire versus drive-by-cable system?
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Do I need injection, throttle body, and upper intake cleaning?

I have a 2014 Toyota Camry with 52k miles. The last 2 times I've gone to the dealership for regular oil change and maintenance checkups, they've tried to get me to do an injection, throttle body, and ...
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If I don't have throttle body cleaner, what can I safely use as an alternative?

Pretty much as the title states, I need to clean my throttle body, but I don't have any 'throttle body cleaner'. Are there any other common solvents I could use instead, that would be both effective ...
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Throttle Body is not close/open smooth?

i have hesitate RPM . today i check my Throttle Body and i think is not close/open smooth. its feel lag when pressing pedal slowly. or its okay? what you think? Visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
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CEL after cleaning throttle body and replacing PCV valve - false negative?

Today I performed the following maintenance on my 2007 Subaru Outback 2.5i wagon: Replace air filter Clean throttle body Replace PCV valve Replace all PCV pipes Replace throttle body gasket The PCV ...
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Engine stalls if giving gas (just for about 20 seconds after startup)

When I start my Peugeot 106, it will idle fine, but if I give gas it will stall. If I give just a bit of gas, after about 20 seconds the engine starts to run properly. I unmounted and cleaned the ...
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Cavitation damage to car throttle body

Really quick yes or no, do I need to replace the throttle body on my Clio? It's exhibiting signs of cavitation damage, but I don't know if it's bad enough to replace or not.
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Sportbike Throttle Body Out of Sync

I recently purchased a 2017 R6. At around ~450 miles I had the 600 mile maintenance done early because I noticed my bike wasn't shifting as smoothly and the engine wasn't running as smoothly (running ...
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Throttle body cleaner on rubber bad?

Was cleaning my throttle body and IACV using throttle body cleaner not brake cleaner and some dripped onto coolant rubber hoses and the IACV gasket. Would this cause any damage? Make the rubber ...
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Procedure for throttle body and idle air control replacement (ford ranger)

I'll be replacing the throttle body in my 2004 Ford Ranger (engine v6 3.0L vin-U, mileage ~ 130000) as the result of my previous post (see here Is hot desert weather the source of my recurring car ...
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p0123 - replaced TPS but still dies while driving

My brother has a '96 Plymouth Voyager. He drove it to my place the other day and on his way home it died within a couple of miles. The check engine light was on so I pulled the codes and am getting a ...
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How much oversize should you target when choosing a throttlebody?

This is in addition to my previous question about throttle bodies. I know it may sound a bit subjective, but I think it has a clear technical aspect, and I have done a considerable amount of homework. ...
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Are there any throttlebodies known to fit as replacement for SU carbs?

I'm planning to build injection in an engine that originally uses two SU HS6 carbs. At first i planned to use the carbs themself as throttle bodies, but they're rather worn out, and they don't have ...
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Can hooking up jumper cables incorrectly cause one to have to replace the throttle body?

Can hooking up jumper cables incorrectly cause one to have to replace the throttlebody? I own a 2007 Toyota Camry XLe (6-cylinder) and accidentally hooked battery cables up to the wrong post. The ...
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Can hooking up battery cables incorrectly ruin the throttle body in a 2007 Toyota XLE V6 [closed]

Can hooking up jumper cables incorrectly on a 2007 Toyota Camry XLe V6 affect the throttle body? After I did my car would not go over 25 mph. My mechanic put it on the tester for the code and told me ...
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ITBs with a charged engine

Are there any benefits of running independent throttle bodies with a super/turbocharged engine, as opposed to running a single throttle body on the same engine? If so, what are the benefits (and how ...
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Idle gets stuck at 2000RPM

I have a friend with a 1989 Toyota Camry Wagon and the idle occasionally gets stuck at 2000RPM. In order to get the idle unstuck, we have to press down the gas, kick up the revs and then it will ...
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What is the effect of the throttle body on the power curve produced by the engine?

I heard from another member of this community that the throttle body, among other things, has the ability to change the power curve of the engine. What exactly is a throttle body? How might the ...
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Why might you choose to change to using an aftermarket throttle body?

I have heard that some people might want to buy an aftermarket throttle body. Is the reason for this simply to replace a broken one or are there also other specific advantages (and disadvantages) to ...
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Yamaha R1 intake tract configuration

Interesting Configuration The Yamaha R1 has a very strange intake design. Notice the intake horns in the image below. They sit above the throttle bodies and are not attached directly to them ...