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      02-06-2013, 11:36 PM   #1
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Oil and carbon in throttle body

Does anyone know if its normal to have lots of carbon and oil in the throttle body? I was cleaning mine out and noticed a lot of carbon and oil.
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      02-07-2013, 08:18 AM   #2
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Can you take some more pics?
Details about yout car: Miles, EGR recall, etc.?

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Need OCC lol
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My car has about 50K on it. It's had the head replaced a few times and the EGR was done awhile back.

Now if I understand correctly diesel engines do not have a throttle body. My guess: This is a unit to stop a runaway engine.

Never heard of a runaway engine? Check this out.

http://www.myturbodiesel.com/1000q/s...ine-how-to.htm


I'm sure there's lots of oil in the intercooler.
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This could be normal build up for diesel engines...I don't see any "carbon" deposits in the picture. Carbon build up is pretty much dry, hard stuff.
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oh its in there. The camera just can't get a good view
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amigo you have a problem use any DIESEL additive injector cleaner and cetane booster and run your car like a pimp rides his two cent whore and the car hopefully will get rid of it, or otherwise go to the STEALERSHIP so they can rip you a new ahole, sorry i had to be this crude but its a fact!!
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Looks normal and I don't believe its hurting anything. Forced induction is dirty business.
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thanks- i've started using opti-lube recently.
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