Dakota 2006-2007

Throttle Body

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Removal & Installation



  1. Remove the air cleaner assembly.
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  3. Perform the fuel system depressurization procedure.
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  5. Disconnect the battery negative cable.
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  7. Disconnect all vacuum lines and electrical connectors from the throttle body. Tag for location, if necessary. Electrical connectors include TPS, MAP and IAC motor.
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  9. Disconnect cables: throttle, cruise control and others fitted.
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  11. Remove the throttle body bolts.
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  13. Lift the throttle body from the intake manifold.
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  15. Put a clean rag into the intake manifold to prevent the entry of foreign matter.
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To install:

  1. Always use a new gasket. Inspect the O-ring between the throttle body and intake manifold.
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  3. Reverse the removal procedure.
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  5. Tighten the throttle body bolts to 9 ft. lbs. (12 Nm).

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    Fig. Throttle body and mounting bolts-3.7L and 4.7L engines



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    Fig. Inspect throttle body O-ring and replace if necessary

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