Q: Intake manifold stuck open

asked by on January 26, 2016

The intake manifold on my car is stuck open.

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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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