Throttle Body Cleaning

Do not insert your fingers into the installed throttle body when you turn the ignition switch ON (II) or while the ignition switch is ON (II). If you do, there will be serious injury to your fingers if the throttle body is activated.

1.Check for damage to the air cleaner. If the air cleaner is damaged, replace it.

2.Remove the throttle body.

3.Wipe off the carbon from the throttle valve and inside the throttle body with a paper towel soaked in carburetor cleaner.

  • Remove the throttle body to clean it.
  • Be careful not to pinch your fingers.
  • To avoid removing the molybdenum coating, do not clean the bearing area of the throttle shaft (A).
  • Do not spray carburetor cleaner directly on the throttle body.
  • Use Honda genuine carburetor cleaner.


4.Install the throttle body.

5.Reset the ECM/PCM with the HDS.

6.Turn the ignition switch ON (II), and wait for 2 seconds.

7.Do the ECM/PCM idle learn procedure.