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egr valve

Discussion in '4 Cylinder' started by Scummy, May 23, 2011.

  1. May 23, 2011 at 6:00 PM
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    Scummy

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    anyone know how to fix an egr valve on a 96 2.4l 4 banger. it says i have excessive flow. i dont know what hell to do. any ideas other than replacing it?
     
  2. May 23, 2011 at 6:12 PM
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    98tacoma27

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    You normally can't fix them. I would look for vacuum line leaks, check the VSV and if that doesn't fix your issue, replace the EGR
     
  3. May 23, 2011 at 10:01 PM
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    Vsv? And where is that?
     
  4. May 24, 2011 at 3:26 AM
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  5. May 29, 2011 at 3:21 PM
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    I had the same code. Egr was fine.

    Fixed some exhaust leaks and it took care of it.

    Could be a number of things.
     
  6. May 29, 2011 at 7:30 PM
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    before replacing the egr valve, i would try cleaning it!
     
  7. May 29, 2011 at 10:06 PM
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    Just replaced it. It was so jacked
     
  8. May 30, 2011 at 7:41 AM
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    do they make an egr delete for the 2.7L?
     
  9. May 30, 2011 at 8:00 AM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Why would you want that?
     
  10. May 30, 2011 at 12:46 PM
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    For performance
     
  11. May 30, 2011 at 12:50 PM
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  12. May 30, 2011 at 1:03 PM
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    I meant fuel mileage performance
     
  13. May 30, 2011 at 3:07 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Removing the EGR does nothing for performance. The EGR doesnt function at WOT, and its needed to keep the combustion chamber cool during part throttle operation, which also gives optimal fuel economy.
     
  14. May 30, 2011 at 4:15 PM
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    well i stand corrected. it is useful to delete them on diesel engines though right? i still don't see how throwing exhaust back into the engine cools the combustion chamber. am i missing something here?
     
  15. May 30, 2011 at 4:24 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Read this:

    http://www.fordscorpio.co.uk/egr.htm
     
  16. May 30, 2011 at 4:30 PM
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