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How do you clean idle air control valve

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Any auto supply store will sell cleaners in spray cans for that purpose, also clean electrical contacts with electrical cleaner for that purpose, good luck

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Heres a link on how to clean the IACV.. hope this can help..

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SOURCE: Can an Idle Air Control Valve for a 1989 Mustang

yes,wire brush. try checking throttle position sensor is in the right voltage range with a multimeter should be between3.2 and 3.5 volts depnds on motor check manual.

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