Cheap Fix: Throttle Cntrl Motor - Club Lexus Forums

Go Back   > >
Log In 

Cheap Fix: Throttle Cntrl Motor

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 06-21-14, 11:52 PM   #1
alter72
Driver School Candidate
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: alabama
Posts: 1
Default Cheap Fix: Throttle Cntrl Motor

2004 IS300-Check engine light was on and gave a code that the Throttle Control Motor wouldn't move. Mechanic told me it needed replacing and was a Lexus Dealer only part. I removed the air intake hose and shined a light in the air intake. The butterfly (round, silver, 4" metal disk) had gunk around the edges that was preventing it from opening. I sprayed carberator cleaner around the edges and pressed on the top of it with a large screw driver to open. I worked the butterfly a couple of times while spraying it with the cleaner. Then removed the positive terminal of the battery for a couple of minutes to reset the computer and replaced. Replaced the air intake hose and restarted the engine. Took a little longer to start than normal because of the carb cleaner but when it did, the check engine light was off.
alter72 is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
93 SC400 TB cleaning woes/tutorial pishta Maintenance 0 05-16-16 04:58 PM
DIY IACV clean picture write-up tcheung87 RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 142 01-10-16 10:51 AM
02 lexus es300 ISSUES Ginolbli ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 6 07-11-15 08:59 AM
MAF and Throttle Body cleaning Jabberwock LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 17 02-20-15 02:39 PM
High Idle / Barely accelarates after cleaning Throttle Body houstex2gs Performance 1 11-18-14 07:26 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:35 AM.


Copyright © 2000-2016 Internet Brands, Inc. All Rights Reserved