could my iac valve be the problem and how can i clean it


Asked by Mar 07, 2016 at 09:26 PM about the 2000 Dodge Dakota

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i turn on the truck and it shuts off as soon as i let go off the gas

1 Answer

Tom Demyan

clean the throttle body first. You can purchase special cleaner for this at any auto parts store. Go to Utube and check some vids on how to do it properly.

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