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Trouble code P0401

I have trouble code P0401 gas recirculation flow

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Code p0401 refers to exhaust gas recirculation(EGR) system-insufficient flow detected--- Causes ---hose leak/blockage, basic setting not carried out( if applicable)wiring--EGR valve/solenoid---ECM I would check the EGR valve solenoid first. Replace the faulty units with genuine one because most aftermarket units are not set for OEM cpu units and are not completely
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