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Egr code i have a 94 4 runner with a check engine light that won't leave. code 71, egr code, replaced sensor, cleaned carbon from egr passage to the throttle body, the valve itself holds preassure when closed. the light will stay off for a couple hundred miles and return. truck has 250k on it, ran very rough before the egr work but runs quite smooth now. any ideas?

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  • Nikitimbo Oct 14, 2008

    I have the same problem with the egr code. I have checked the VSV and replaced sensor, cleaned carbon from egr passage to the throttle body but I still get the egr code but mine comes on after about 25 miles. Any help will be appriciated. Thanks.



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REPLACE the EGR valve and gasket, stop being cheap. sometimes there are things that cant be fixed. It could have a micro crack in it or a bad spring. Just brake down and replace it. I have been there so many times. You smack your head into the wall for hours on something that you dance around for months. Let me know once you replace it.


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Replace the Vacuum Switching Valve for the EGR.
You have looked at all the possibilities except the VSV. This is probably your culprit.

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