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Need to locate EGR valve

2000 Caravan 2.4L, idles fine in neutral or parking but stalls at stop lights and slow turns. A friend told me to check the EGR valve but can;t locate it.

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  • optikforms Jan 27, 2009

    Engine shuts off without warning, sometimes on the highway, losing all power to steering and brakes. Starts again with no trouble. This has happened twice recently. 2000 Grand Caravan has 225,000 kms. on it. I too will need to know where the EGR valve is located also the Fuel Pump and Fuel Filter. Thank you

  • rmct Feb 11, 2009

    I have the same problem, and my engine light does not come on...my oil light does. checked my oil..added and still having same problem.
    the Fuel filter is located on top of the fuel tank.

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A freind is gue$$ing at your cost! you have a engine light on go have it scaned with OBD 2 find out wht the problem is then fix save big$$$$ don't gue$$

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