[V8] throttle linkage tips

diemarthadie at aol.com diemarthadie at aol.com
Fri Jun 19 23:12:14 PDT 2009


Check the Wiki - I did a write up about this and it has a bunch of 
pictures that will help you find the assembly.  It's under Throttle 
Body R&R...


-----Original Message-----

From: Dave Head <v8q at bellsouth.net>

To: v8newlist <V8 at audifans.com>

Sent: Fri, Jun 19, 2009 11:56 pm

Subject: [V8] throttle linkage tips

I'm having throttle butterflies or linkage sticking at various RPMs. I

cleaned the idle control motor today, but that wasn't it - after

removing the air filter box, I got it to release. It moves and returns

cleanly, so tomorrow I'll pull the front off and try cleaning the


Where exactly are the linkage bearings located? Does the intake have to

come off to replace them? Are any of them 'lubeable' with like a white

lithium spray?

Dave Head

91 V8q 5 speed, 4.2 transplant - awaiting ABT chip...


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