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I replace the EGR valve it have electric plug and no hoses and clean it. Disconnect the battery for more than 10 minutes and the Service Engine light came back. Now the scanner said insufficent flow.

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  • zijo56 May 13, 2009

    Yes the egr is new.

  • its420_us May 11, 2010

    Remove the egr tube and clean it out. Tie wire, a old speedometer cable, or something simular will work.

  • Tyson Strickland
    Tyson Strickland May 11, 2010

    Is it a new egr valve?

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You need to use a cable or a coat hanger will do the job sometimes.Rod out the vacuum side of the port.Sometimes if they're really plugged you might have to remove the intake mainfold to get it copletely cleared.

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Will a bad egr sensor cause 2002 ford windstart to run bad in the rain


Before replacing it, disconnect the sensor with the engine off and spray WD-40 on the connection. Then reconnect and try it. You can disconnect the battery for 10 minutes to clear the Code.

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What is a egr valve


  1. Install a tachometer on the engine, following the manufacturer's instructions.
  2. Detach the engine wiring harness connector from the Idle Air Control (IAC) solenoid.
  3. Disconnect and plug the vacuum supply hose from the EGR valve.
  4. Start the engine, then apply the parking brake, block the rear wheels and position the transmission in Neutral.
  5. Observe and note the idle speed.
If the engine will not idle with the IAC solenoid disconnected, provide an air bypass to the engine by slightly opening the throttle plate or by creating an intake vacuum leak. Do not allow the idle speed to exceed typical idle rpm.
Using a hand-held vacuum pump, slowly apply 5-10 in. Hg (17-34 kPa) of vacuum to the EGR valve nipple.
  1. If the idle speed drops more than 100 rpm with the vacuum applied and returns to normal after the vacuum is removed, the EGR valve is OK.
  2. If the idle speed does not drop more than 100 rpm with the vacuum applied and return to normal after the vacuum is removed, inspect the EGR valve for a blockage; clean it if a blockage is found. Replace the EGR valve if no blockage is found, or if cleaning the valve does not remedy the malfunction.


EGR Valve Removal & Install
3.0L OHV (2 valve) and 3.4L SHO engines

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Fig. : EGR mounting-3.0L OHV (2 valve) engine

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Fig. : EGR mounting-3.4L (SHO) engine

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Fig. : Remove the two retaining bolts and...

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Fig.: ... remove the valve from the intake manifold

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Fig.: Thoroughly clean the mating surfaces of the manifold and the EGR valve (if being reused)
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the vacuum hose from the EGR valve.
  3. Using a 22mm wrench or crowfoot, disconnect the EGR valve-to-exhaust manifold tube from the EGR valve.
  4. Remove the EGR valve mounting fasteners, then separate the valve from the intake manifold.
  5. Remove and discard the old EGR valve gasket, and clean the gasket mating surfaces on the valve and the intake manifold.
To install:
  1. Install the EGR valve, along with a new gasket, on the upper intake manifold, then install and tighten the mounting bolts to 15-22 ft. lbs. (20-30 Nm).
  2. Connect the EGR valve-to-exhaust manifold tube to the valve, then tighten the tube nut to 26-47 ft. lbs. (35-65 Nm).
  3. Connect the vacuum hose to the EGR valve.
  4. Connect the negative battery cable.

3.0L OHC (4 valve)

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Fig. : EGR mounting-3.0L OHC (4 valve) engine
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the vacuum hose from the EGR valve.
  3. Remove the two EGR tube-to-EGR valve retaining nuts.
  4. Remove the EGR valve mounting fasteners, then separate the valve from the intake manifold.
  5. Remove and discard the old EGR valve gasket, and clean the gasket mating surfaces on the valve and the intake manifold.
To install:
  1. Install the EGR valve, along with a new gasket, on the upper intake manifold, then install and tighten the mounting bolts to 15-22 ft. lbs. (20-30 Nm).
  2. Connect the EGR valve-to-EGR tube, then tighten the retaining nuts.
  3. Connect the vacuum hose to the EGR valve.
  4. Connect the negative battery cable.

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Oct 12, 2012 | 1998 Nissan Maxima

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How do you replace the intake manifold gasket on a 2001 ford E-250 5.4L??????????????? thanks


We cannot find pics about this, but I hope that this description helpfull.

5.4L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. Disconnect the battery ground cable.
  3. Remove the interior engine cover.
  4. Disconnect the fuel hose spring lock couplings.
  5. Drain the cooling system.
  6. Position the engine air cleaner (ACL).
  7. Disconnect the MAF sensor electrical connector and remove the ACL.
  8. Disconnect the two hoses.
  9. Loosen the clamp and remove the air cleaner outlet pipe.
  10. Remove the accelerator cable snow shield.
  11. Disconnect the accelerator cable.
  12. Disconnect the speed control actuator cable.
  13. Remove the throttle return spring.
  14. Compress and slide the hose clamp and disconnect the upper radiator hose.
  15. Disconnect the coolant hose.
  16. Disconnect the coolant hose.
  17. Disconnect the throttle position (TP) sensor.
  18. Disconnect the differential pressure feedback exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) system.
  19. Remove the differential pressure feedback EGR system bracket.
  20. Remove the bolt and the bracket.
  21. Remove the bolts and the alternator upper support bracket.
  22. Remove the bolt retaining the transmission fluid filler tube support bracket.
  23. Remove the bolts and position the accelerator cable bracket and cables aside.
  24. If equipped, disconnect the auxiliary heater hoses and position aside.
  25. Disconnect and remove the idle air control (IAC) valve fresh air hose.
  26. Disconnect the evaporative emission canister purge valve hose and vacuum hose.
  27. Remove the two evaporative emission canister purge valve nuts and position the valve aside.
  28. Disconnect the fuel pressure sensor vacuum hose and the electrical connector.
  29. Disconnect the EGR vacuum regulator solenoid connections.
  30. Disconnect the EGR valve vacuum hose.
  31. Disconnect the IAC valve electrical connector.
  32. Disconnect the brake booster and main engine vacuum harness and position aside.
  33. Disconnect the differential pressure feedback EGR sensor hoses from the EGR valve.
  34. Remove the exhaust manifold-to-EGR valve tube.
  35. Remove the four bolts, and the throttle body and adapter as an assembly. Discard the throttle body adapter gasket.
  36. Disconnect and remove the positive crankcase ventilation hose.
  37. Disconnect the eight ignition coil electrical connectors.
  38. Disconnect the eight fuel injector electrical connectors.
  39. Remove the eight bolts and the eight ignition coils.
  40. Remove the bolts, the thermostat housing and the thermostat. Disconnect the O-ring seal.
  41. Remove the nine bolts retaining the intake manifold.
  42. Remove the intake manifold. Discard the intake manifold gaskets.
  43. Inspect the throttle body, the intake manifold, and their sealing surfaces for damage.
continue...

Jan 19, 2011 | 2002 Ford E250

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Code P0 406 engine light stays on, I disconnected the battery cable and the code disappeared but came back on 10minutes later Is this the EGR value and would you suggest cleaning or replacing.


I would suggest you disconnect the vacuum hoses,plug and road test
If issues go away,replace the valve

Todays Valves are Electronic,no cleaning to do

Nov 10, 2010 | 2006 Dodge Grand Caravan

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Check engine light on egr code


Check the EGR valve for functioning:

COMPONENT TESTING DPFE Sensor
  1. Disconnect the pressure hoses at the DPFE sensor.
  2. Connect a hand vacuum pump to the downstream pickup marked REF on the sensor.
  3. Using a multimeter, backprobe the SIG RTN circuit at the DPFE connector.
  4. With the ignition ON, signal voltage should be 0.20-0.70 volts.
  5. Apply 8-9 in. Hg of vacuum to the sensor. Voltage should be greater than 4 volts.
  6. Quickly release the vacuum from the sensor. Voltage should drop to less than 1 volt in 3 seconds.
  7. If the sensor does not respond as specified, check the power and ground circuits.
  8. If power and ground circuits are functional, the sensor is faulty.
EVR Solenoid
  1. Remove the EVR solenoid.
  2. Attempt to lightly blow air into the EVR solenoid.
    1. If air blows through the solenoid, replace the solenoid with a new one.
    2. If air does not pass freely through the solenoid, continue with the test.
  3. Apply battery voltage (approximately 12 volts) and a ground to the EVR solenoid electrical terminals. Attempt to lightly blow air, once again, through the solenoid.
    1. If air does not pass through the solenoid, replace the solenoid with a new one.
    2. If air does not flow through the solenoid, the solenoid is OK.
  4. If the solenoid is functional but the problem still exists, check the power and ground circuits.
EGR Valve
  1. Install a tachometer on the engine, following the manufacturer's instructions.
  2. Detach the engine wiring harness connector from the Idle Air Control (IAC) solenoid.
  3. Disconnect and plug the vacuum supply hose from the EGR valve.
  4. Start the engine, then apply the parking brake, block the rear wheels and position the transmission in Neutral.
  5. Observe and note the idle speed. NOTE: If the engine will not idle with the IAC solenoid disconnected, provide an air bypass to the engine by slightly opening the throttle plate or by creating an intake vacuum leak. Do not allow the idle speed to exceed typical idle rpm.
  6. Using a hand-held vacuum pump, slowly apply 5-10 in. Hg (17-34 kPa) of vacuum to the EGR valve nipple.
    1. If the idle speed drops more than 100 rpm with the vacuum applied and returns to normal after the vacuum is removed, the EGR valve is OK.
    2. If the idle speed does not drop more than 100 rpm with the vacuum applied and return to normal after the vacuum is removed, inspect the EGR valve for a blockage; clean it if a blockage is found. Replace the EGR valve if no blockage is found, or if cleaning the valve does not remedy the malfunction. ---

Sep 24, 2010 | 2000 Mercury Cougar

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How to replace egr valve on 1995 crown vic 4.6. Valve is in hard place to get to.


On 1995 Crown Victoria the EGR valve is located at the rear of the engine compartment. While the attaching bolts can be gotten out with a little bit of a problem the egr tube that atteches the EGR valve to the right exhaust manifold is a pain. It is possible to do though. Here are the removal and installation instructions. If you are sure that the EGR valve is the reason for any check engine light then you can remove the battery cable for about five minutes to reset the light, but if the light is on for a differant reason then you just got rid of the code plus any freeze frame data that a shop could have used to diagnose the problem.

Check this procedure about REMOVAL & INSTALLATION...

PFED Sensor
See Figures 9, 10, 11 and 12


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Fig. 9: Detach the connector for the DPFE sensor


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Fig. 10: Matchmark and remove the vacuum hoses for the DPFE sensor and ...


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Fig. 11: ... remove the retaining nuts from the DPFE sensor and ...


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Fig. 12: ... remove the DPFE sensor from the intake manifold
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Label and disconnect the wiring harness from the DPFE sensor.
  3. Label and disconnect the vacuum hoses.
  4. Remove the mounting screws and remove the DPFE sensor.
To install:
  1. Position the DPFE sensor and tighten the mounting screws.
  2. Attach all necessary hoses and wiring to the sensor.
  3. Connect the negative battery cable.

EGR Valve Control Solenoid
See Figures 13 through 17


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Fig. 13: Detach the connector for the EVR solenoid


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Fig. 14: Match mark the vacuum hoses for the EVR solenoid and ...


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Fig. 15: ... remove the vacuum hoses from the EVR solenoid


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Fig. 16: Remove the retaining nut for the solenoid and ...


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Fig. 17: ... remove the solenoid from the intake manifold
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Label and detach the vacuum hoses from the EVR solenoid.
  3. Detach the electrical connector from the solenoid.
  4. Remove the retaining hardware, and remove the solenoid.
To install:
  1. Position the solenoid and install the retaining hardware.
  2. Attach the main emission vacuum control connector and the wiring harness connector to the EVR solenoid.
  3. Connect the negative battery cable.

continue...

Jul 16, 2010 | 1992 Ford Crown Victoria

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EGR Valve not working


EGR Valve Testing
  1. Install a tachometer on the engine, following the manufacturer's instructions.
  2. Detach the engine wiring harness connector from the Idle Air Control (IAC) solenoid.
  3. Disconnect and plug the vacuum supply hose from the EGR valve.
  4. Start the engine, then apply the parking brake, block the rear wheels and position the transmission in Neutral.
  5. Observe and note the idle speed.
If the engine will not idle with the IAC solenoid disconnected, provide an air bypass to the engine by slightly opening the throttle plate or by creating an intake vacuum leak. Do not allow the idle speed to exceed typical idle rpm.
Using a hand-held vacuum pump, slowly apply 5-10 in. Hg (17-34 kPa) of vacuum to the EGR valve nipple.
  1. If the idle speed drops more than 100 rpm with the vacuum applied and returns to normal after the vacuum is removed, the EGR valve is OK.
  2. If the idle speed does not drop more than 100 rpm with the vacuum applied and return to normal after the vacuum is removed, inspect the EGR valve for a blockage; clean it if a blockage is found. Replace the EGR valve if no blockage is found, or if cleaning the valve does not remedy the malfunction.


EGR Valve Removal & Install
3.0L OHV (2 valve) and 3.4L SHO engines

b9175c5.jpg

Fig. : EGR mounting-3.0L OHV (2 valve) engine

5fcd84e.jpg

Fig. : EGR mounting-3.4L (SHO) engine

4552fc2.jpg

Fig. : Remove the two retaining bolts and...

b849310.jpg

Fig.: ... remove the valve from the intake manifold

795549d.jpg

Fig.: Thoroughly clean the mating surfaces of the manifold and the EGR valve (if being reused)
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the vacuum hose from the EGR valve.
  3. Using a 22mm wrench or crowfoot, disconnect the EGR valve-to-exhaust manifold tube from the EGR valve.
  4. Remove the EGR valve mounting fasteners, then separate the valve from the intake manifold.
  5. Remove and discard the old EGR valve gasket, and clean the gasket mating surfaces on the valve and the intake manifold.
To install:
  1. Install the EGR valve, along with a new gasket, on the upper intake manifold, then install and tighten the mounting bolts to 15-22 ft. lbs. (20-30 Nm).
  2. Connect the EGR valve-to-exhaust manifold tube to the valve, then tighten the tube nut to 26-47 ft. lbs. (35-65 Nm).
  3. Connect the vacuum hose to the EGR valve.
  4. Connect the negative battery cable.

3.0L OHC (4 valve)

d8a563e.jpg

Fig. : EGR mounting-3.0L OHC (4 valve) engine
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the vacuum hose from the EGR valve.
  3. Remove the two EGR tube-to-EGR valve retaining nuts.
  4. Remove the EGR valve mounting fasteners, then separate the valve from the intake manifold.
  5. Remove and discard the old EGR valve gasket, and clean the gasket mating surfaces on the valve and the intake manifold.
To install:
  1. Install the EGR valve, along with a new gasket, on the upper intake manifold, then install and tighten the mounting bolts to 15-22 ft. lbs. (20-30 Nm).
  2. Connect the EGR valve-to-EGR tube, then tighten the retaining nuts.
  3. Connect the vacuum hose to the EGR valve.
  4. Connect the negative battery cable.

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May 04, 2010 | 1999 Mercury Sable

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How to install egr valve on 2000 mitsubishi mirage 1.5


  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the air cleaner and intake hoses as required.
  3. If necessary, detach the EGR temperature sensor connector.
  4. Tag and disconnect the vacuum hose from the EGR valve.
  5. Remove the mounting bolts and the EGR valve from the engine.
  6. Clean the mating surfaces on the valve and the engine. Make sure to remove all gasket material.
  7. Inspect the valve for a sticking plunger, caused by excess carbon deposits. If such a condition exists, clean with appropriate solvent so valve seats correctly.
To install:
  1. Install EGR valve with a new gasket in place.
  2. Install the mounting bolts and tighten as follows:
  3. 1.5L, 1.6L, and 1.8L engines—7–10 ft. lbs. (10—15 Nm)
  4. 2.0L engines—10–15 ft. lbs. (15—22 Nm)
  5. 2.4L and 3.5L engines—16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm)
  6. 3.0L engines—8 ft. lbs. (11 Nm)
  7. Connect the vacuum hose to the EGR valve.
  8. If detached, attach the EGR temperature sensor.
  9. Install the air cleaner and air intake hoses as required.
  10. Connect the negative battery cable.
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The EGR valve is retained to the intake manifold with two bolts.

Dec 07, 2009 | 2000 Mitsubishi Mirage

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EGR Valve Problem


You have to reset the computer. Either disconnect you negative battery cable for 10 minutes, or use a scanner to reset the computer code.

May 13, 2009 | 1997 Saturn SL

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