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Egr valve my check engine light came on at 152,000 mi because of the egr valve is it a big problem?

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Nope! Just replace it. Go to your Suzuki parts supplier, ask for the part then buy it. Open your car's hood, look for the part that looks exactly what you bought then replace it. EGR is easy to find, its just above the engine with small hoses attached to it.

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