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      02-22-2013, 08:33 AM   #33
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They are separate parts. The throttle actuator is nothing more than a large servo not unlike an RC car, but with a CAN interface. It uses a linkage arm to operate the throttle body butterflies.

The idle control is similar, but has a valve built in to control airflow through it.

Look here for part numbers:

Idle actuator is

Throttle actuator is
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