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#1 Old Jul 25th, 2004, 01:03 PM
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egr valve???

from my manual it says the egr valve should be able to be push up with your finger... on my car my egr does not budge. is this bad and should i replace it? also how important is this part?
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from my manual it says the egr valve should be able to be push up with your finger... on my car my egr does not budge. is this bad and should i replace it? also how important is this part?
It's only good for emissions purposes and preventing part throttle knock. But it's not active at WOT or at idle. Most tuners block it off. I don't recommend removing it for the part throttle knock reason. If yours doesn't work , I'd say no big deal.

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from my manual it says the egr valve should be able to be push up with your finger... on my car my egr does not budge. is this bad and should i replace it? also how important is this part?
replace it with a small breather/filter. it looks like a very miniature air cleaner. it costs about $10 US. Another cheap way to do it is to use a piece of metal screen to "filter" the crud from getting in. either way, you are getting no crackcase ventilation, and you need to remove that EGR valve.

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replace it with a small breather/filter. it looks like a very miniature air cleaner. it costs about $10 US. Another cheap way to do it is to use a piece of metal screen to "filter" the crud from getting in. either way, you are getting no crackcase ventilation, and you need to remove that EGR valve.
EGR? Sure you're not talking about the PVC? Removing the EGR and putting a filter there will cause a HUGE vacuum leak........

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Mine is bad too

My Egr valve does not work right, i dont notice any proformance issues, but thats my see on things, I'M not willing to spend $200 on a new one.

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My Egr valve does not work right, i dont notice any proformance issues, but thats my see on things, I'M not willing to spend $200 on a new one.

Then just leave it on for now. It's not hurting a thing.

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Then just leave it on for now. It's not hurting a thing.
agreed. its just an emissions thing that actually dosent help emmissions that much.
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EGR? Sure you're not talking about the PVC? Removing the EGR and putting a filter there will cause a HUGE vacuum leak........
OH, duh... my bad
They have plugs the correct size at home depot. Remove tube and valve, and get some plugs.

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