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Q: Intake manifold stuck open

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The intake manifold on my car is stuck open.

A: I’m guessing that you mean your throttle bo...

I’m guessing that you mean your throttle body is stuck open? These vehicles are known for having problems with their throttle bodies. I would ask for help from one of the mechanics at YourMechanic to come and examine your vehicle to determine if the throttle body needs replacement.

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