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2002 Volkswagen Cabrio Question: What is a throttle body? Would a bad one cause my car to stall out?

 

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mmeil1650, Delray Beach, FL, December 07, 2012, 19:39
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How much is a used throttle body? What would the labor cost to repair?

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    December 07, 2012, 23:26
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    a throttle body is like a carburator except it is fuel injected and yes it would cause the car to stall but I would have it scan tested for codes first

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    pushrod, December 08, 2012, 01:18
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    I agree with goodguy.

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    December 08, 2012, 17:55
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    Throttle body is what controls (and reads) the air intake. Yes, a bad one will cause stalling. Used throttle-bodies for this vehicle may be about $150. Labor to replace a throttle body is about $200.

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