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Old 03-11-2018   #1
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16v 1.6 won't idle after head gasket replacement

Hi all. Recently replaced the head gasket and waterpump on my daughters Palio EL 1.6 16v. Now the stupid thing won't idle. It was idling before so it,s either a coincidence or I have forgotten or messed something up. I have removed the thermostat, don't know if that will make a difference. I'm sure its a post 2000 model with the integrated idle control valve, which I have cleaned out, not too thoroughly though. One surprising thing is that if you remove the plugs on the throttle body whilst it's running it makes no difference.
Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
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