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Can I change the electronic idler motor on my 1998 camry or does it require

Remove the air intake tube where it connects to the throttle body and inspect for any black sutty build up aroung throttle plate.

Where is the intake tube located...
.#2 a faulty Idle Air Control motor. This part is an electronic idle adjuster to alow air through the throttle body even when you are not pushing down on the gas pedal.

Can I change this motor or does it require a technician...

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The air intake tube is the plastic or rubber hose that connects the air filter box to the throttle body. It should be about 3-4 inches in thickness..... The motor is relitivly easy to change. Although, you will need to remove the throttle body to change because it is located on the botton of the throttle body. Let me know if you have any problems.

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