1999 Mustang Throttle Bodies
If you own and drive a 1999 Ford Mustang, you know regular maintenance can go a long way in extending the life of your vehicle. It’s important to take the time to perform regular oil changes, swap out air filters and rotate the tires. It’s this dedication to vehicle care that helps keep your Mustang in pristine condition, but sometimes your Mustang needs more attention than basic maintenance. If your Mustang feels tired, hesitates or stalls, it may be time to check out your 1999 Mustang throttle body. The throttle body is one of the key components to maintaining optimum engine performance in your 1999 Mustang.
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1999 Throttle Bodies
How the 1999 Mustang Throttle Body Affects Vehicle Performance
The throttle body is located in the engine bay and contains a small butterfly-shaped valve that regulates airflow into the engine. As you hit the gas pedal on your Mustang, the mechanical linkage responds and adjusts the airflow according to driving demands.
Additionally, sensors work with the throttle body, and Mustang engines are designed to ensure the proper air fuel mixture ratio is achieved. This allows the engine to adapt to various driving conditions and needs. Ultimately, these components work together to help your Mustang engine perform optimally.
The throttle body and associated sensors are susceptible to carbon buildup from the positive crankcase ventilation system. This carbon build up can hurt vehicle performance and lead to several undesirable side effects such as:
• Erratic Idling
• Throttle Hesitation
Due to the sensitive nature of these components and their direct proximity and connection to the engine, it’s important not to use solvents or harsh products when cleaning the 1999 Mustang throttle body. If you plan to use a cleaner for stubborn carbon deposits, it’s best to remove and disassemble the throttle body for a proper cleaning. You could just as easily upgrade and replace the throttle body at this point, adding some extra horsepower in the process.
Upgrading Your 1999 Mustang Throttle Body
At CJ Pony Parts, we carry a wide variety of 1999 Mustang throttle bodies and throttle body components from quality brands like BBK, Ford and Airaid. Many of these direct replacement 1999 Mustang throttle bodies are made of high-quality CNC machined aluminum and are designed to improve airflow and increase horsepower. Replace your worn out 1999 Mustang throttle body parts with new components from CJ Pony Parts and enjoy optimum vehicle performance.