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Can the EGR valve on a 1997 Acura CL 2.2 be cleaned?

Can an EGR valve be cleaned or repaired?

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    how to clean egr valve

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    coding p1404

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    replaced the egr valve and it's coding P1404. What do I do?



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Sometimes you can remove them and clean the carbon build up off of them and lubricate it before you reinstall it. Make sure you can find a new gasket before you take it off. Usually you ruin the gasket removing the EGR. Good luck. Please rate me so I know how I'm doing. Thanks.

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