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Re: ISV Cleaning Help

Steve Manning wrote:
> At 10:43 PM 1/3/98 -0800, you wrote:
> >Does anyone know the proper procedure to clean an ISV using Carb Cleaner?
> >My friend has an 88 90Q, would it be any different for his model.
> >
> >Michael Sheridan Williams
> Nope, standard squirt it in, shake it around, pour it out about a bazillion
> times.  Squirt it in and let it soak for a while if it is really
> bad.........SLM

I've had good luck re-connecting the harness and turning on the
key--without starting the engine. The valve will operate continuously
(trying for a "smooth" idle) allowing cleaning of all internals. Watch
out for the runoff. That stuff is _dirty_.


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