Q: Check engine light after throttle body but had no head gasket 1994 Dodge Ram

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Clean throttle body but head gasket was cracked got done ordered head gasket and put it back together to move the truck had a check engine light... could i have gotten carb cleaner in throttle body or is it no head gasket and also i think the valve is sticking cause when let go of gas it stay reved up and if i pump it it sometimes stopes

My car has 85000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hello. I would need to scan the computer for codes to see why the light is coming on. After a head gasket replacement it may just be that something was left loose or not properly connected. If you want to have this checked out, consider YourMechanic as a certified mechanic can come to you to [determine why the check engine light is coming on] https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/check-engine-light-is-on-inspection

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