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Oil dripping off egr valve

I'm a tech at Rankl & Ries Motorcars. I have a 2001 xl-7 with a 2.7, there is oil dripping off of the egr valve running down on to the exhaust causing smoke, (cust complaint). I have removed the intake & valve cover to verify baffles were in place & not loose, checked for restriction in breather hose. everything was clean. I pinched off pcv hose & breather hose & test drove, still oil dripping out of egr valve from oil in intake, I was wondering if valve seals or guides could be the problem since there is no smoke out of tailpipe, which is a telltail sign of bad guides in an american vehicle

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I had the same problem, but its not oil. it is coolant. running to the heater. just check for cracks on the little piece of hose on the egr. tri it...

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