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If the vacuum operated actuator on intake is bad, how much to replace?

(1998 Ford F-150)
in Hobbs, NM on March 20, 2013
My 98' Ford F 150 4.2 was given newly rebuilt/shaved heads as one was cracked beyond saving.
In the process the Vacuum actuator located on the intake plenum was vatted while still attached to the intake itself and ruined (I’m pretty sure.) This has caused severe problems running the pickup to say the least.
First of all, how much to run a diagnoses on my ford?
Second, if we find the vacuum operated actuator is in need of replacement, how much to pull the intake and replace said part?
Third, how quick a turn around on repairs of this nature?
Thanks for your time and Consideration,
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on March 20, 2013
What does this vacuum actuator operate?
on March 20, 2013
The Flappers controlling intake to the heads
on March 20, 2013
Inteke manifold runner or IMR. actuator, may be avail. aftermarket, check with NAPA.
of Greg's Orange Auto on March 20, 2013
are you talking about the idle air control valve?
on March 20, 2013
The Big one at the back of the intake manifold
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