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It stalls out after starting and will restart but continues to stall i believe the egr valve is sticking and has carbon build up in it how should i clean it?

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Fog the engine use (Sea Foam)

1. start the engine and let it get to operating temp

2. open a vacuum line that goes to the upper intake and pour the sea foam in intell the engine dies and wait 30 min minimun then start the engine it will not want to start give it alittle gas and keep it started it will smoke alot but should fix your problem THIS WILL NOT HURT THE ENGINE and can be done many times ....Dooley

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Pull throtle body and egr and clean out carbon but could be dpfe sensor also

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