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I was told by my Ford Service Department that my Intake and Throttle Body needs cleaning...How can I do that?

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With throttle body cleaner (carbuertor cleaner)spray in throttle body w/tooth brush clean good .

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Disconnect the accelerator cable from the throttle body as well as the electrical connectors for the throttle position sensor and the idle speed control solenoid then disconnect the plastic air intake duct, remove the four bolts securing the throttle body assembly to the intake manifold and remove it.
Clean it out using an old toothbrush and a can of throttlebody and air intake cleaner , then reinstall it by reversing the steps above.

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