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Old 11-08-2015, 11:00 PM   #1
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Broke the Throttle Body

hard to explain english isnt my first language but here it goes
I had a metal chip stuck in the throttlebody. I took it out but I think I messed up the flap because I moved it a little. The flap is in it's original position so I have no idling problems, but it's able to move to an extent if I push down on it.. and it feels like a lot of torque lost when driving... like lag

I need to buy a new throttle body or ?
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Old 11-10-2015, 10:26 AM   #2
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I'd appreciate any input .. I'm a ****ing newbie but at the same time I don't want to take this to a mechanic if it's just parts to replace.
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Old 11-10-2015, 11:52 AM   #3
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