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A friend of mine decided to clean his intake with purple power (I think, or some other equivalent cleaner) and soaked his tb, with attached tps in it and the iac separately.

Did he damage them?
 

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well is the car running poorly....i have soaked my engine in degreaser before without issues
 

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the only problem i ran into when i sprayed the degreaser and then power washed it was there was some moisture got under the dizzy cap and was throwing off the spark....
 

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only ever used carb cleaner and never had a problem, I'd prob remove both sensors and blow them out with air just to make sure neither are still wet. clean both with carb cleaner and let dry completely then reinstall and pull the battery for 15 minutes then fire it up and down a few times for the ecm to relearn and see what happens.
 

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I'll have him try that... Wouldn't it dry out after a day or two on its own? We're in vegas where the humidity is almost always single digits
 

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That purple power **** leaves a nasty film. I sprayed my engine with it and it screwed up my idle. I had to pressure wash the engine twice to get the film off and it stopped idling crappy after a few days. You're not supposed to soak anything in purple power though. It says on the bottle you're not supposed to let it sit.
 

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try using MAF cleaner, its made for cleaning electronic parts, since it leaves no oil and evaporates quickly
 

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I gave him a set of some old 19 #'rs, used 2 cans of carb cleaner on the tps and iac and its back to normal...

I agree that purple power is nasty ****!!!
 
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