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SOURCE: p 0406 P0406 Exhaust Gas Recirculation Sensor A Circuit High

Replace the EGR valve & check the vacuum lines for it at both ends

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SOURCE: Where is the exhaust gas recirculation valve located on a 2e engine.

Hi. The exhaust gas recirculation valve is located by the transmission fluid dipstick. This is yellow and is labelled as 'TRANS FLUID'

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Where is the exhaust gas recirculation valve located on a 2e engine.


Hi. The exhaust gas recirculation valve is located by the transmission fluid dipstick. This is yellow and is labelled as 'TRANS FLUID'

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P 0406 P0406 Exhaust Gas Recirculation Sensor A Circuit High


Replace the EGR valve & check the vacuum lines for it at both ends

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Code P 0404 P403 and P 406 mean


P0404 Exhaust Gas Recirculation Circuit Range/PerformanceP0403 Exhaust Gas Recirculation Circuit Malfunction
P0406 Exhaust Gas Recirculation Sensor A Circuit High


its basically saying change your egr valve plus to make sure i would clean ur intake passages thats where the egr goes to and if the passages get gloged then the egr valve can go bad please update the situation if eny so i can help u

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P 1401 location


Codes don't have a certain location, a code means a problem has occurred in a system of the electronics of the cars fuel control or emission control system.
P1401 NISSAN - EGR Temperature SensorPossible causes- EGR Temperature Sensor harness is open or shorted
- EGR Temperature Sensor circuit poor electrical connection
- Faulty EGR Temperature Sensor
- Malfunction of EGR function, EGRC-BPT valve or EGRC-solenoid valve
- Blocked EGR passages When is the code detected?An excessively low voltage from the Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) temperature sensor is sent to Engine Control Module (ECM) even when engine coolant temperature is low, or an excessively high voltage from the EGR temperature sensor is sent to ECM even when engine coolant temperature is high.
P1401 NISSAN Description The Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) temperature sensor detects temperature changes in the EGR passage way. When the EGR valve opens, hot exhaust gases flow, and the temperature in the passage way changes. The EGR temperature sensor is a thermistor that modifies a voltage signal sent from the Engine Control Module (ECM). This modified signal then returns to the ECM as an input signal. As the temperature increases, EGR temperature sensor resistance decreases.
This sensor is not used to control the engine system. It is used only for the on board diagnosis

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Ford Taurus. Check Engine Light Code P1400


P1400 Exhaust Gas Recirculation valve position sensor
P1401 Exhaust Gas Recirculation valve position sensor
P1402 Exhaust Gas Recirculation metering orifice restricted
P1403 Exhaust Gas Recirculation differential pressure sensor
P1404 EGR Temperature Sensor circuit
P1405 Exhaust Gas Recirculation Differential Pressure Feedback Sensor upstream hose off or plugged
P1406 Exhaust Gas Recirculation Differential Pressure Feedback Sensor downstream hose off or plugged
P1407 EGR solenoid -No Flow Detected
P1408 EGR solenoid -Flow out of Self- Test Range
P1409 EGR Vacuum Regulator solenoid circuit malfunction
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The sensor for the EGR Valve position is not functioning correctly.

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I have a 2005 Dodge Caravan, it had the P0404 and P0406 come up on the test and wanted to know what the problem was on and what i needed to fix????


p0404
Exhaust gas recirculation-range or performance problem
p0406
Exhaust recirculation valve postion sensor A-circuit high

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I have 4 codes: 1- p0401 2- p0401 Pd 3- p0403 4- p0405 what do I have to do to get rid of these codes. what are these and where are they located on a 2004 grand am Thx


p0401
Exhaust gas recirculation-insufficient flow detected
p0403
Exhaust gas recirculation-circuit malfunction
p0405
Exhaust gas recirculation vave position sensor A- circuit low

hope this helps. not sure where they are located

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Dtc p0405 & p0406 these codes came up when i checked my dtc and would like to know what the codes are and what is needed to correct the problem. any help would be appreciated. I changed the oil and the...


The DTC P0405 is for (Exhaust Gas Recirculation Sensor Circuit "A" Low)

DTC P0406 is for (Exhaust Gas Recirculation Sensor Circuit "A" High)

This would indicate a problem with the EGR valve sensor, or the EGR valve itself is malfunctioning.

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What does the code po406 mean?


P0406 Exhaust Gas Recirculation Sensor A Circuit High

Site below gives instructions for repair. I would try to remove and clean EGR valve before replacing...just depends on your budget..

http://dodgeram.info/tsb/2004/18-021-04.htm

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1995 mercury villager check engine code p1200 injector open


P0400 = EGR Flow
P0325 = knock sensor (Do not ever change a knock sensor, they don't affect anything and cost $600 to replace for absolutely no gain)
P1200 = I can't find this one. I think it's injector flow
report back on what you find.
Egr flow may be plugged egr passages or a bad solenoid.
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1996 PCED OBDII-Villager SECTION 1B: Description and Operation
Exhaust Gas Recirculation System
Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) System Operation The exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) system (Figure 1 below) recirculates a portion of the exhaust gases into the intake manifold under average vehicle driving conditions to reduce combustion temperatures and exhaust gas NOx content. The amount of exhaust gas recirculated varies according to operating conditions and will be cut completely under:
  • Engine starting condition
  • Low engine coolant temperature condition
  • Excessively high engine coolant temperature condition
  • Engine idling condition
  • High engine speed condition
  • Mass air flow sensor failure
The exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) system on the Villager uses the exhaust gas recirculation/evaporative emission (EGR/EVAP) control solenoid valve to provide vacuum to both the EGR valve and the EVAP canister when commanded by the PCM. If the exhaust backpressure is sufficient to close the EGR backpressure transducer valve, vacuum is sent to the EGR valve and allows EGR gas to flow into the intake manifold. If the exhaust backpressure is not sufficient, the EGR backpressure transducer will remain open and allow vacuum from the EGR/EVAP control solenoid to vent to the atmosphere.
The EGR system monitor, for OBD II regulations, uses an EGR temperature sensor to monitor the EGR system. The EGR temperature sensor is a thermister located in the EGR passageway. When hot exhaust gas is recirculated into the engine, the temperature at the EGR passageway increases. This increase is sensed by the EGR temperature sensor and a signal is sent to the PCM to indicate EGR flow. If the EGR temperature sensor does not detect EGR flow when commanded by the PCM after two consecutive drive cycles, the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) will be illuminated and a diagnostic trouble code (DTC) will be stored. The MIL will be turned off after three consecutive drive cycles are completed with no malfunctions detected. The DTC will remain stored in the PCM memory until 80 drive cycles have been completed without the same malfunction detected in the system.
Figure 1: Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) System Diagram Item Number Description 1 — EGR/EVAP Control Solenoid 2 — Air Cleaner Housing 3 — Throttle Valve 4 — EGR Temperature Sensor 5 — EGR Valve 6 — EGR Backpressure Transducer 7 — EVAP Canister
Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) Backpressure Transducer Valve The exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) backpressure transducer valve is used to control EGR. The EGR valve is operated by ported vacuum, but the ported vacuum will normally be vented off at the EGR backpressure transducer valve. As rpm increases, exhaust pressure increases and pushes on the diaphragm in the EGR backpressure transducer valve and closes the vacuum vent.
Figure 2: EGR Backpressure Transducer Value
Item Number Description 1 — Throttle Valve 2 — Vacuum Port 3 9D475 EGR Valve 4 9F452 EGR Backpressure Transducer Valve 5 — EVAP Canister 6 — EGR/EVAP Control Solenoid 7 — Vent
EGR/EVAP Control Solenoid The exhaust gas recirculation/evaporative emission (EGR/EVAP) control solenoid (Figure 3) is controlled by the powertrain control module (PCM). The EGR/EVAP control solenoid controls vacuum to both the exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) valve and to the evaporative (EVAP) emission canister. When the EGR/EVAP control solenoid is off (12 V signal from the PCM) vacuum is supplied to both the EGR valve and to the EVAP canister. When the EGR/EVAP control solenoid is on (ground supplied by PCM) vacuum is vented to the atmosphere keeping the EGR valve closed and no vacuum to the EVAP canister. The PCM will command the EGR/EVAP control solenoid on at:
  • Engine starting condition
  • Low engine coolant temperature condition
  • Excessively high engine coolant temperature condition
  • Engine idling condition
  • High engine speed condition
  • Mass air flow sensor failure
Figure 3: Exhaust Gas Recirculation/Evaporative Emission (EGR/EVAP) Control Solenoid
Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) Temperature Sensor
The exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) temperature sensor (Figure 4) is a thermister type sensor that monitors the temperature of the exhaust in the EGR passageway. As the EGR flow increases, the temperature increases. This process creates a change in the resistance of the sensor, which decreases as the temperature increases. The signal is sent to the powertrain control module (PCM) to indicate that the EGR system is working properly. If the EGR temperature sensor does not change resistance as the PCM expects on two consecutive drives, the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) will be illuminated and a diagnostic trouble code (DTC) will be stored.
Figure 4: EGR Temperature Sensor Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) Valve
The exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) valve (Figure 5) recirculates portions of the exhaust gas back into the intake manifold to reduce the amount of the NOx released during combustion and to reduce combustion temperature. The amount of exhaust gases that are released into the engine is proportional to the load on the engine.
Figure 5: EGR Valve

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