Mazda Tribute 2001-06

Throttle Body

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Removal & Installation



2.0L & 2.3L Engines


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Fig. Identifying accelerator cable (1) cruise control actuator cable (1), throttle position sensor electrical connector (2) and throttle body bolts (3)-2.0L engine



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Fig. Identifying throttle body components-2.3L engine


WARNING
Do not smoke or carry lighted tobacco or open flame of any type when working on or near any fuel-related components. Highly flammable mixtures are always present and may be ignited. Failure to follow these instructions may result in personal injury.


CAUTION
Throttle body bore and plate area have a special coating and should not be cleaned.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:
    CAUTION
    The throttle body sealing surfaces are soft materials. Use care if cleaning is necessary.



    Negative battery cable.
     
    Air cleaner outlet pipe
     
    If equipped, transmission vent tube and bracket bolt and set aside
     
    Accelerator cable and, if equipped, the cruise control actuator cable
     
    Throttle position sensor electrical connector
     
    Screws and throttle body
     

  4.  
  5. To install, reverse the removal procedure. Torque throttle body screws to 62 inch lbs. (7 Nm).
  6.  

3.0L Engine

WARNING
Do not smoke or carry lighted tobacco or open flame of any type when working on or near any fuel-related components. Highly flammable mixtures are always present and may be ignited. Failure to follow these instructions may result in personal injury.


CAUTION
Throttle body bore and plate area have a special coating and should not be cleaned.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable.
     
    Air cleaner outlet pipe
     
    Accelerator cable and, if equipped, the cruise control actuator cable
     
    Throttle position sensor electrical connector
     
    Throttle body bolt, studbolt and throttle body
     

  4.  
  5. To install, reverse removal procedure. Install a new gasket. Torque throttle body fasteners to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
  6.  

 
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