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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
-after you change the part you have to reset/clear the code
-this can be done by either:
(1) using the OBD2 code reader that Autozone used OR since option 2 (below) is very quick
(2) disconnecting the battery for about 30 seconds (this will delete all codes/radio presets/etc) but it will also clear the 'check engine' code
-this is what I do AFTER i write down my radio station presets :)
-hopefully the new EGR valve resolves your issue after you CLEAR the code
...but that code just means a an insufficient amount of Exhaust Gas recirculation (pressure difference) used to keep the emissions in check
-if it comes back, then there are a few other fixes to try also
-let me know if you need further assistance
-please remember to rate me `fix-ya`if it works
Posted on Nov 03, 2008
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.
Posted on Dec 30, 2008
SOURCE: egr valve needs replacing
Egr is located on the left hand side of the motor had 2 bolts in it and a steel line running to it from the exhaust and it bolts to the intake manafold
Posted on Jan 22, 2009
SOURCE: 1997 ford expedition 5.4 reading
Check this thoroughly for vacuum leaks. Ford uses 90 degree elbows that collapse and create major vacuum leaks. This is usually the reason for lean codes and mass air flow sensor codes.
Posted on Feb 13, 2011
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