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VGR valve My Mazda 99/Millennia has been now 110K on mileage. After replacing a distributor, it runs OK but the engine check warning light still goes on and besides, it smells very bad. Friends said it was caused by the malfunction VGR valve. Dear experts, could you tell me? where is the VGR valve located, can we DIY? and how much does it cost to replace?

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Sound like you are talking about the EGR valve there, car smells like gasoline is not burning right, when you look at the label under the hood you will see the vacumm system label next to the belt an automaker labels, it will give you the location of your EGR valve right in there

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