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I need to clean out the carb in my 2001 vw cabrio. How do i get to the throttle assembly?

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What you have is a throttle body. When opening the hood there is a plastic pipe (intake pipe)that connects to the trottle body by way of a compression clamp on the left side or passenger side. Remove the intake pipe and you'll have access to the throttle. There is also an electrical connection to the intake pipe. Get a can of spray "Sea Foam" (NAPA usually has it) and spray it into the opening and wipe out with a cloth till its clean. Also spray into the off pipe to clean a valve that's located at the bottom near the intake pipe.

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Fuel injector you have no carb

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