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Egr valve

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by jab08, Aug 13, 2011.

  1. Aug 13, 2011 at 5:32 AM
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    jab08

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    Ok I have a 2000 with the 3rz. On my way to work the engine light came on p0401 which is the egr system either blocked or a bad egr valve. Ok so here is my question iv seen some people block it off, I think LCE makes a block off plate for it. Is it ok to do this? Any positive or negative effects of doing so?? Just dont feel like dropping $150 for a new egr valve.
     
  2. Aug 13, 2011 at 6:16 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Just replace the EGR. Nothing to gian by blocking it off. in most cases, it causes more harm.
     
  3. Aug 13, 2011 at 6:36 AM
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    Dang thats what I was afraid of. Bye bye $150 :(
     
  4. Aug 13, 2011 at 10:43 AM
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    Im tryin to identity if i have egr for future SCer purposes...anyone have pics of what it looks like for v6??
     
  5. Aug 13, 2011 at 11:39 AM
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  6. Aug 13, 2011 at 11:59 AM
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    thanks chris
     
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