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Our 1995 nissan maxima started running really ruff when starting

It runs really ruff and someone told me the egr valve is failing, the plugs and wires are new, we just got it a month ago, it was running fine, we ran some fuel cleaner injecter cleaner but still very ruff exspecially taking off, timing is ok to. where is egr and what does it do, and is it hard to fix or replace???

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Dont go changing bits ,then find it still doesnt work ??chances are they are right but take it to garage as an incorrect diagnosis will cost you money in the long run

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http://www.autozone.com/az/cds/en_us/0900823d/80/1f/4e/28/0900823d801f4e28/repairInfoPages.htm
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