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    Cleaning the ICV (Idle Control Valve)

    Just found these photos and thought they might be useful for folk:

    http://users.volja.net/grebenm/plx/x20xev/x20xev.html

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    Re: Cleaning the ICV (Idle Control Valve)

    quality find Jack. Top marks!

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    Re: Cleaning the ICV (Idle Control Valve)

    very worthwhile link. great!!
    I am too old for my Calibra and my Calibra is too old for me! we are both stuck!

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    Re: Cleaning the ICV (Idle Control Valve)

    ha ha ear buds are invaluable 4 stuff like this!lmao like the idea of the mascara thing

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    Re: Cleaning the ICV (Idle Control Valve)

    I've just done mine on the Vectra, definitely worth spending some time doing.

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    Re: Cleaning the ICV (Idle Control Valve)

    agreed! the small butterfly valve in the throttle body can get really dirty and cause funny running probs

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    Re: Cleaning the ICV (Idle Control Valve)

    Thank you for this post. I am considering doing my engine in the spring (warmer) and these instructions are going to be a help. Cheers

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