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I recently had my car scanned for the check engine light. There were some codes that I wasn't quite sure about. (1) Incorrect Gear 3 Ratio, (2) EGR Flow, either plugged, leak or faulty. Do you know anything about these?

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    Dave C May 11, 2010

    Not sure about the transmission code, what's the #? The EGR code relates to a sensor that has two silicone hoses that attach to the EGR inlet tube. This sensor detects flow through the EGR system. Quite often the hoses come off or rot out, check these first. The sensors also go bad, or the system plugs up. These sensors are a little pricey so you may want to have this diagnosed professionally before you throw money at it.

  • Samuel Charles Spriggs May 11, 2010

    Don't know about gear ratio...

    EGR flow would imply that the EGR valve needs cleaning or replacing or there is a loose hose, etc.

    EGR = Exhaust Gas Recirculation.

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    the 1st means the trans is slipping, the second means the EGR needs further testing.



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Your rear end is likely not the right one, and you need new EGR valve.

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