[V6-12v] Cleaning Idle Stabilization valve

Clive Young cyoung1661 at rogers.com
Sun Nov 6 17:33:51 EST 2005

pretty easy fix actually The hardest part is gotteng the electrical 
connector undone so you can get to the bolts.

WD40 works great everytime, just keep spraying till it comes out clean.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Nathan Widmyer" <lighthousej at gmail.com>
To: "V6 12V Audi Mailing List" <v6-12v at audifans.com>
Sent: Thursday, November 03, 2005 12:18 PM
Subject: Re: [V6-12v] Cleaning Idle Stabilization valve

>I also cleaned my Idle Stabilizer Valve because my 90 was almost stalling 
> idle. I got advice from here to spray plenty of WD-40 inside the voids of
> the unit, then place your finger over the holes and shake it around to get
> the fluid in every possible area then finally let the fluid come out and
> then repeat this again. Wait for it to dry or use a fan if you're in a 
> hurry
> and put the unit back in. I did this over a year ago and it instantly 
> fixed
> the low idle speed and the problem hasn't occured yet.
> On 11/2/05, Steve Kramer <skramer at mac.com> wrote:
>> Fellow Listers,
>> I have a 1995 cabriolet with 95k. I've been having trouble when going 
>> into
>> park where the engine will stall. Believe it's most likely the ISV. But
>> whereas the ISV on the V8 is great to access. How do you get to the ISV.
>> Looks like it will take an hour just to remove the thing. Please help?
>> Thanks
>> Steve Kramer
>> 1995 Audi Cabriolet
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