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1998 ford escort lx service engine light is on.

My mechanic scaned the engine,and found that code 401 came up.to him it indicated a problem with the egr valve.he replaced the egr valve and it seemed that the problem was solved.in a time frame of one hour tha light came on again.brought it backand he replaced it with another new egr valve.drove the car for awhile and the engine light appeared again.

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Check inside the egr port on the intake for carbon build up.if so clean it out with a piece clothes wire.then vacuum up debri with shop vac.

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