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Old 12-15-2012, 08:23 AM   #1
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Have 2000 accord with 175k. Shop changed EGR valve twice and engine light comes on following 10 miles of driving. Heard so tech bulletin 99-085 to clean the EGR ports. Any tips on removing the intake manifold and cleaning ports? Any other routine maintenance I should perform while intake is off?
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Old 12-15-2012, 10:35 AM   #2
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Old 12-17-2012, 05:33 PM   #3
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Thanks. This should help.
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Old 12-18-2012, 09:20 AM   #4
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While I have the intake manifold off do you recommend any routine service? Can I get away with just cleaning the ports and not installing the $147 plastic tube?
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Clean throttle body and IAC.
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Old 12-19-2012, 02:45 PM   #6
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Jdowen2,
This may seem a little basic, but just spray with carb cleaner? Any seals I need to be concerned with?
I am an old plane mechanic and pilot so this newer tech stuff is a challenge to do correctly for the layman.
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Need gasket for throttle body. Just spray with throttle body cleaner. I think carb cleaner is more corrosive but not sure.
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