cleaning throttle body on 1999 z3

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Asked by Jan 28, 2015 at 04:08 PM about the 1999 BMW Z3 2.3 Convertible

Question type: General

Is it safe to clean inside & out of throttle body (1999 bmw z3) with spray brake cleaner,or
it will be damaged?

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Do NOT use brake cleaner! Use a carburetor or throttle body cleaner. Brake cleaner has different solvents that can sometime attack plastic parts.

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Use a good throttle body cleaner only, even carb cleaner isn't the best choice for some of the o-ring seals.

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