STUCK INTAKE MANIFOLD VALVE

  • Tiny
  • copr875
  • 2003 Lincoln Aviator
  • 120,000 miles

2003 lincoln aviator intake manifold tuning valve question: my mechanic advises that I have a trouble code that shows a stuck intake manifold valve. He contacted lincoln mechanic, and was told the only cure was to replace the whole intake manifold with a new one, at a cost of $2500 plus. I am looking for alternative fix. I read on a forum (which I can't find now) that the valve can be freed up, once the manifold is removed. Is there any way to free the valve without removing/replacing manifold?

Saturday, March 3rd, 2012 AT 6:36 PM

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  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
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Its the intake manifold runner control motor that you're talking about which is located on the lower intake manifold-you need to remove the upper intake to get there

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Saturday, March 3rd, 2012 AT 6:57 PM
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  • hmac300
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You could always put a used one on from a junkyard as long as the intake was good.

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Saturday, March 3rd, 2012 AT 7:02 PM

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