Throttle valve control motor - removal and refitting

Removal
1 Disconnect the battery negative lead.

2 Remove the air cleaner assembly.

3 Disconnect the wiring plugs from the motor and the throttle position sensor.

4 Remove the screws securing the motor and throttle position sensor assembly mounting bracket to the CFI unit, and withdraw the assembly.

5 Remove the motor securing screws and withdraw the motor from the bracket.

Refitting
6 Refitting is a reversal of removal, bearing in mind the following points.

7 Ensure that the throttle position sensor locates correctly on the throttle valve spindle, and that the mounting bracket aligns with its locating pegs.

8 On completion, the idle speed should be checked by a Ford dealer at the earliest opportunity.

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