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Unread 11-03-2010, 07:28 AM   #31
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Can anyone tell me how to remove the IAC on an 05 LJ? I checked my TB and it is shiny and clean don't need to clean that, but want to chcek the IAC now. Thanks
2 torx bolts.

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Unread 11-04-2010, 07:03 PM   #32
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Great write up. I have a long list of maintenance to perform on my Jeep when I return from deployment. Thanks OP
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Can anyone tell me how to remove the IAC on an 05 LJ? I checked my TB and it is shiny and clean don't need to clean that, but want to chcek the IAC now. Thanks
Take off the electrical connection, and then there are just two torx (SP?) screws. just take them off and it will come right out

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You are a zip tie genius! I didn't even think to take off the IAC housing a while back when I cleaned the throttle body on my jeep for the first time. Great writeup.
Thanks, zip ties and duct tape with a little beer can fix anything except our government...
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Unread 11-04-2010, 07:33 PM   #33
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Unread 11-04-2010, 07:45 PM   #34
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Thanks, zip ties and duct tape with a little beer can fix anything except our government...
Heh. They just haven't used enough beer yet. Politicians are stuck in that "pretty drunk, paranoid, ready to fight, I hate everyone" phase and need to drink another sixpack or so to get to the "I love you, man" phase.

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Unread 11-08-2010, 06:48 PM   #35
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I had cleaned the main part of the tb a couple months ago when I got my jeep, but didn't take the iac out to clean it. It has been having a little bit of rough idling, so I Pulled the TB off again tonight and did a complete cleaning this time.
I had a hard time starting it after putting it back together. It stalled 3 times just getting out of my driveway. once I got going on the street and it warmed up it runs fine. no CEL, and idle seems smoother. starts right up warm, no hesitation.
anybody have this happen after cleaning?
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Unread 11-08-2010, 08:35 PM   #36
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I too need to do this. I can only imagine what mine looks like after 186k.
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Unread 11-08-2010, 09:13 PM   #37
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Unread 11-08-2010, 09:38 PM   #38
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Take off the electrical connection, and then there are just two torx (SP?) screws. just take them off and it will come right ou
I took off the electrical connection but the IAC in my 05 LJ doesn't look like the one in your jeep. It looks like it unscrews or something
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Unread 11-08-2010, 10:05 PM   #39
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Bookmarked for my "when I get around to it" list, thanks!
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Unread 11-08-2010, 10:46 PM   #40
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Great job! Now I just need to do it.
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Did this last night. The housing to the IAC was caked!
Strong write up.
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Unread 11-09-2010, 06:41 PM   #42
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I had cleaned the main part of the tb a couple months ago when I got my jeep, but didn't take the iac out to clean it. It has been having a little bit of rough idling, so I Pulled the TB off again tonight and did a complete cleaning this time.
I had a hard time starting it after putting it back together. It stalled 3 times just getting out of my driveway. once I got going on the street and it warmed up it runs fine. no CEL, and idle seems smoother. starts right up warm, no hesitation.
anybody have this happen after cleaning?
Yes, that happened to me. I believe its because there it was not completely dry. But after it warmed up, I have not had that problem since


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I took off the electrical connection but the IAC in my 05 LJ doesn't look like the one in your jeep. It looks like it unscrews or something
It appears that there is one small screw or bolt in your IAC. you will need to take that out and then your IAC should come right out. Here are the pictures of your IAC and you can see the one screw hole
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Unread 11-09-2010, 06:50 PM   #43
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It appears that there is one small screw or bolt in your IAC. you will need to take that out and then your IAC should come right out. Here are the pictures of your IAC and you can see the one screw hole
Thank you, going to do it tonight
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Unread 11-09-2010, 07:37 PM   #44
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I cleaned mine and right after took it out on the highway to burn off any residue that may not have evaporated before I put it back together.
Nice write up

I have also done this on other cars, such as a Neon and I was suprised to find out the Neon's throttle body was plastic! What the @#$
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Unread 12-01-2010, 02:14 PM   #45
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Awesome write up. All i have to add is it would be a good idea to disconnect the battery while doing this. Once your sensors have been cleaned, the signal being sent to your computer will be different. It will be right again lol or atleast better than it was. Let your computer relearn the right code from a fresh start. Having the battery diconnected for about 15 mins should clear all memory.
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