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    Took throttle body off today on my 2.2 sri direct
    gave it a good clean with carb cleaner ,and wd 40 ( looks much better )
    when i removed the body from the manifold and looked inside it was covered in soot and thick oil !
    there is also a kind of metal gasket tube kind of thing which goes inside the manifold .looks like it is restricting it ...
    i removed it and it was also covered in thick oil and soot

    what is this please ?

    which i had taken pictures now

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    was it hard to take off mate ?

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    no in fact it was very easy
    take off multiplug on the body
    and unscrew 4 screws
    and thats it

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    Wicked ill give that a go tomorrow thanks mate

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    does anybody know what the gasket like metal tube is inside the manifold

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    Quote Originally Posted by davidlewis24 View Post
    Wicked ill give that a go tomorrow thanks mate
    yours is the facelift model
    the engine should be the same yes

    can you check if you have this tube thing in the manifold for me please

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    Quote Originally Posted by viper8 View Post
    yours is the facelift model
    the engine should be the same yes

    can you check if you have this tube thing in the manifold for me please
    yes mate ill have a look when i do it tomorrow

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    It could be the EGR input??? Does it look like this, you can just see mine through the bottom half of the butterfly?


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    yes Rushy thats it
    what i will do is take a pic of it
    going to take throttle body off again
    and try and clean inside the manifold
    it was thick with soot and oil
    not good ?

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    here is a pic off the part

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