Below guide will teach you How to Replace an Idle Control Valve. Please follow the instructions carefully.
Things You’ll Need:
- Scan Tool
- Idle Control Valve
- DIY Costs: Est. $311.47 parts only
- Shop Costs: Est. $525.63 parts and labor
- Take help from the owner’s manual and locate the position of the ODB-I or ODB-II data link connector.
- Shift the ignition key to ON position but remember you need not to start the engine.
- Connect the OBD Scanner tool to the data link connector. Switch the scanner tool on so that you retrieve the diagnostic trouble code.
- If the resistance is not in proportion to the vehicle’s specifications, you need to examine the throttle position sensor and its components.
- Find the idle control valve. Remove any wiring connectors from the valve.
- Unfasten the screws or bolts holding the valve in place and take it out.
- Replace the old gasket with new one and position the new idle control valve on the mounting surface carefully and secure it with screws or bolts.
- Using the delete or erase command on the OBD Scanner tool, clear the diagnostic trouble code.
- Switch the vehicle on and verify the repair work.