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· Boost anyone?
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My check engine light has been on since June or so and I found out it was my EGR valve. I hear this can affect my emissions (duh) but also fuel economy. I have noticed a drop in my fuel economy. I barely get over 300 miles on about 10 gallons. I used to get close to 400 every tank. I will be buying a new one soon before December cause thats when the registration expires. Is this the reason why im getting poor mileage or is it something else.
 

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How exactly do I take the EGR valve off and clean the carbon out of the passages?? I heard it could be clogged with carbon deposits and this could lead to my poor fuel mileage and my check engine light.
 

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not that anyone of you guys might answer this, but I dont get emissions checked in FL, so how can I bypass it? I met this dude at hot import nights with a 200 se-r and he had his bypassed- obviously he had a sr20, but isnt it the same system?
 

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Todd0341 said:
not that anyone of you guys might answer this, but I dont get emissions checked in FL, so how can I bypass it?
You will have no gains with this mod (assuming your EGR is properly functioning) because The EGR is "off" at WOT.
 

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How do i remove the EGR valve, I want to check it and clean it but I dont know how. I hope it will work after a thorough cleaning cause I dont want to shell out $90 for one. I need to get my registration done but i need it smogged first.
 
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