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Check engine light was on, replaced the throttle body light was reset, the car ran much better and no light, but didn't pass inspection, 300 miles later light comes on and the engine code is for both sides runner controls; the odds of the two sides going at the same time seems impossible, how can this be fixed?

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Actually, I believe both runners are switched by the same vacuum switch. It may be that switch that has failed. Trace the vacuum lines from the actuators on the end of the manifold back to the vacuum switch and test it for operation. I think it hangs off the back of the inlet system close to the firewall (really hard to get to) :o(

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    Thanks so much this really helped!

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