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The first thing on ETC systems is to make shure that the throttle body is working freely and clean. Always make shure that the key is turned off and in your pocket so nobody can come along and turn it on while you are working on a ETC, the throttle plate will close when the key is turned on and will try to keep your finger. With the key off, take your finger and open the throttle plate and make shure it moves smothly and closes freely, if not replace. If working O.K. take some cleaner on a rag and wipe it out very well. It is not recomended to spary as the cleaner can wick into the electronics.

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