Home › Forums › Stay Dirty Lounge › Service and Repair Questions Answered Here › Can I soak a plastic throttle body in gasoline to clean it? › Can I soak a plastic throttle body in gasoline to clean it? January 11, 2020 at 2:52 pm #895715 Richard KirshyParticipant I wouldn’t suggest it. I would stick to the SOP for cleaning. It may be a PITA but paying for a replacement throttle body would seem to be worse.