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X reg Golf 1.ECU light on EGR Valve fault indicated.

The garage says EGR valve ok though car has 95K on the clock. Garage says its a software fault and run the car with the light on its a common problem. Is this right? is it a software problem??

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It very well could be..take to a dealer have ask them to reflash the pcm

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Hyundai santa fe 2001


Car error codes::


Diagnostic Trouble Code Storage Condition Remedy
P0100 Mass Air Flow Sensor Voltage High C-8
P0100 Mass Air Flow Sensor Voltage Low C-8
P0110 Intake Air Temperature Voltage High C-10
P0110 Intake Air Temperature Voltage Low C-10
P0115 Coolant Temperature Voltage High C-9
P0115 Coolant Temperature Voltage Low C-9
P0120 Throttle Position Sensor (TPS) Voltage High C-7
P0120 Throttle Position Sensor (TPS) Voltage Low C-7
P0130 O2 Sensor 1 Circuit Voltage High C-30
P0130 O2 Sensor 1 Circuit Voltage Low C-30
P0130 O2 Sensor 1 Open Circuit C-30
P0150 O2 Sensor 2 Circuit Voltage High C-31
P0150 O2 Sensor 2 Circuit Voltage Low C-31
P0150 O2 Sensor 2 Open Circuit C-31
P0201 Injector Valve 1 Voltage High C-20
P0201 Injector Valve 1 Voltage Low C-20
P0201 Injector Valve 1 Open Circuit C-20
P0202 Injector Valve 2 Voltage High C-21
P0202 Injector Valve 2 Voltage Low C-21
P0202 Injector Valve 2 Open Circuit C-21
P0203 Injector Valve 3 Voltage High C-22
P0203 Injector Valve 3 Voltage Low C-22
P0203 Injector Valve 3 Open Circuit C-22
P0204 Injector Valve 4 Voltage High C-23
P0204 Injector Valve 4 Voltage Low C-23
P0204 Injector Valve 4 Open Circuit C-23
P0205 Injector Valve 5 Voltage High C-24
P0205 Injector Valve 5 Voltage Low C-24
P0205 Injector Valve 5 Open Circuit C-24
P0206 Injector Valve 6 Voltage High C-25
P0206 Injector Valve 6 Voltage Low C-25
P0206 Injector Valve 6 Open Circuit C-25
P0230 Fuel Pump Relay Voltage High C-6
P0230 Fuel Pump Relay Voltage Low C-6
P0230 Fuel Pump Relay Open Circuit C-6
P0325 Knock Signal Circuit 1 C-26
P0330 Knock Signal Circuit 2 C-26
P0335 No Engine RPM Signal C-32
P0335 Incorrect RPM Signal C-32
P0340 Hall Sensor Voltage High C-15
P0340 Hall Sensor Voltage Low C-15
P0403 EGR Valve Voltage High C-28
P0403 EGR Valve Voltage Low C-28
P0403 EGR Valve Open Circuit C-28
P0410 Secondary Air Pump Voltage High C-27
P0410 Secondary Air Pump Voltage Low C-27
P0443 Fuel Tank Ventilation Valve Voltage High C-29
P0443 Fuel Tank Ventilation Valve Voltage Low C-29
P0443 Fuel Tank Ventilation Open Circuit C-29
P0500 Vehicle Speed Signal C-42
P0505 Idle Air Control Voltage High C-33
P0505 Idle Air Control Voltage Low C-33
P0550 Power Steering Voltage High C-14
P0550 Power Steering Voltage Low C-14
P0560 Battery Voltage High C-4
P0560 Battery Voltage Low C-4
P0602 Control Module Programming Error C-2
P1110 Intake Manifold Valve 1 Voltage High C-34
P1110 Intake Manifold Valve 1 Voltage Low C-34
P1111 Intake Manifold Valve 2 Voltage High C-35
P1111 Intake Manifold Valve 2 Voltage Low C-35
P1230 Power Supply Relay Secondary Circuit C-3
P1405 EGR Valve Feedb. Voltage High C-28
P1405 EGR Valve Feedb. Voltage Low C-28
P1405 EGR Valve Feedb. Incorrect Signal C-28
P1501 Immobiliser No or Wrong Coding C-5
P1502 Immobiliser No Signal C-5
P1503 Immobiliser Wrong Signal C-5
P1530 A/C Relay Voltage High C-41
P1530 A/C Relay Voltage Low C-41
P1600 Reprogram or Replace Electronic Control Unit (ECU) C-2
P1602 Knock Control Module; Replace ECU C-2
P1690 Check Light Voltage High C-43
P1690 Check Light Voltage Low C-43
P1690 Check Light Open Circuit C-43
P1740 Torque Control Voltage Low C-40
P1740 Continuous Torque Control C-40

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DFPE Differential Feedback Pressure Exhaust sensor


<p><b><span>1.7) <span> </span><u>DFPE - Differential Feedback Pressure Exhaust </u>(sensor)<u></u></span></b><br /> <p><b><u><span><span> </span></span></u></b><br /> <p><b><span>What is it?</span></b><span> This is an electrical device that measures the differential pressure between two ports on the pipe that supplies the exhaust gases to the EGR.</span><br /> <p><span> </span><br /> <p><b><span>Where is it located?</span></b><span><span> </span>The DFPE is located near to both the EGR and the exhaust feed-pipe to the EGR.<span> </span>THE DFPE makes two piped connections to the exhaust feed-pipe in front of the EGR valve</span><br /> <p><span> </span><br /> <p><b><span>How does it work?</span></b><span><span> </span>The two pipes on the exhaust feed-pipe are connected at two separate sites.<span> </span>When exhaust flows through the feed-pipe it creates a differential in pressure between the two ports and the DPFE detects this and responds by altering a voltage output to the ECU.<span> </span>The ECU is able to detect for how long and by how much the EGR is open by monitoring the DFPE output.<span> </span>Until the engine has warmed the DFPE signal should indicate no EGR activity as the ECU disables the EGR from opening when coolant (engine) temperature readings are low.<span> </span>The EGR is kept closed by either the ECU not sending voltage to the EGR actuator (in cases of direct motor/solenoid control of the EGR) or by not charging the <b>vacuum control solenoid valve</b> on the vacuum line to the EGR (in cases where vacuum is used to actuate the EGR). <span> </span></span><br /> <p><u><span><span> </span></span></u><br /> <p><b><u><span><span> </span></span></u></b><br /> <p><b><u><span>Symptoms of faulty DFPE</span></u></b><span> </span><br /> <p><span> </span><br /> <p><span>The DFPE may misread the differential pressure leading to the ECU opening or closing the EGR valve at the wrong time.<span> </span>The symptoms mimic very much the effects of a faulty <b>EGR</b> namely:-</span><br /> <p><span> </span><br /> <ul> <li><b><span>Erratic idling</span></b><span> - if DFPE signals 'no pressure' in error and ECU opens the EGR valve.</span></li> <li><b><span>Misfire ('pinking')</span></b><span> - if DFPE detects 'pressure' in error and ECU keeps EGR closed. </span></li> </ul> <p><span><span> </span></span><br /> <p><b><span>Note:</span></b><span><span> </span>Sometimes a DPFE fault can be misdiagnosed:<span> </span></span><br /> <p><span>1) If the <b>coolant temperature</b> sensor is at fault and sends an incorrect 'the engine is warm' signal then the ECU responds by opening the EGR valve prematurely causing the engine to stumble and stall.<span> </span>This pattern looks very much like a fault from the DPFE when in fact the DPFE might be working perfectly.</span><br /> <p><span>2) If the <b>vacuum control valve</b> fails to open when instructed.<span> </span>Apply 5 volts between the socket pins on the valve to check for valve opening.<span> </span></span><br /> <p><span> </span><br /> <p><b><span>How to Check?</span></b><span> Applying pressure to one or the other ports on the DPFE should result in a change in electrical output as detected by a volt meter.<span> </span>No change in voltage output indicates the DFPE is faulty.</span><br /> <p><span> </span><br /> <p><b><span>How to Fix?</span></b><span> Make sure the pipes to the DFPE are free of leaks and clear of carbon deposits.<span> </span>If the DFPE is itself faulty then it must be replaced.</span><br /> <p><span><br /></span><br /> <p><span><b>NEXT 1.8) PCV Positive Crankcase Vent valve</b></span><br />

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Hi, The EGR valve itself is on a set of flexible pipework - usually stainless steel - which runs between the inlet manifold and the exhaust manifold. The EGR actuator valve is pneumatically / vacuum operated by a solenoid valve, controlled by the ECU ( aka the brane). It's not usual for the EGR valve itself to fail, more likely the solenoid valve or its electrical connector getting dirty. If you google for VAG TDI N75 valve you should get all the info you could possibly ever need :-)

Hope this helps, D.

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Hi - did they clear the fault codes after replacing the items? I think the warnings will remain if they didn't do so.

Does the car run OK now?
Let me know. Cheers, D.

Jul 12, 2008 | 2004 Volkswagen Golf

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