what is around the idle air control valve that heat could damaged


Asked by Jan 22, 2015 at 09:34 PM about the 1995 Ford Thunderbird LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I had a code p0174 and found out both of my catalytic converters was shot, sending exhaust smoke back into engine causing p0174 code, and idle air control valve melting and damaged. what is around the idle air control valve, that heat could damaged, besides manifold gaskets, throttle body gaskets

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Some of the parts are made of plastic and they melt.

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