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Q: Valve manifold is stuck

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The valve is stuck open. How do I fix the problem?
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there. The only thing that you can do is remove the upper intake manifold runner control and replace it with a good used one or a new one. If you need further assistance removing the intake manifold runner control, then seek out a professional, such as one from YourMechanic, to help you with the process.

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