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Where is the egr solenoid filter so i can clean it.

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The EGR is located, in the 3.3L for sure, not sure about the 3.5, on the back of the engine, at the top, behind the hose that goes into the engine on the top back. It has the plastic part there, as well as the metal which is mounted on to the engine with 2 (i think 7/16, dont quote me) bolts holding it on. You have to remove the top of the engine, the shiny silver part to get to it.

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No need to find it.
Just put some Sea Foam in to the fuel tank and the vacum lines and the engine oil , read the directions on the can of Sea Foam.

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00 Camry 2.2 egr problem po 401 low flow new egr valve new solenoid new transducer new map clean passages. I don't know what else to do

Here is an overview for the code as it relates to Toyota cars.
I would go back and make sure the tubes and pipes are clear.
In most cases, the passage is plugged up, or the sensor does not "see" the flow.

Possible causes
- EGR passage clogged
- Faulty EGR Vacuum Modulator Valve
- Faulty EGR Valve
- Faulty EGR solenoid valve
- EGR solenoid valve harness is open or shorted
- EGR solenoid valve circuit poor electrical connection
- Dead (Weak) battery
- Faulty EGR temperature sensor and circuit
- Exhaust gas leaks

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How do I clean the egr valve on my 2007 Chevy Equinox?

egr solenoid has to be replaced but remove egr solenoid clean carbon from intake hole where egr solenoid seats on more likely thats your problem.

Oct 06, 2013 | 2007 Chevrolet Equinox LS New Cars

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EGR Vacuum Solenoid, cavalier 1998 standard 2.2 lts.

I believe it is on the pass side of the head.(EGR) exhaust gas recirculator .it alows the engine to re burn left over fuel in the exhaust.unfortunately the pasage way gets cloged with carbon buildup causing egr failure.this is very hard to clean and should not be done by a novice DIY. some times SEAFOAM will clear it out if it is not compleatly cloged it is worth a try.

Jan 28, 2013 | 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier

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Vacuum diagram fr a 97 chevy tahoe

are you talking about the egr vacuum solenoid, if so these solenoid have a filter on them and they rot when getting old and filter falls off and where filter was it looks like a vacuum hose would go there, you should have 1 vacuum hose to solenoid and 1 from solenoid to egr valve, you could possible have a bad egr solenoid, any codes set ?

Sep 03, 2012 | 1997 Chevrolet Tahoe

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Po401 ive cleaned the egr & replaced the egr but i keep getting this code??

depending on your model, there may be a solenoid valve that turns the vacuum to the egr valve on. If the solenoid fails, the egr valve will not open. Follow the vacuum line on the egr valve--does it go to a solenoid valve? If yes, apply 12 volts directly to the solenoid blades to see if it clicks open. If it doesn't click, replace the solenoid.

Apr 09, 2011 | Chevrolet Lumina Cars & Trucks

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What does the code p0403 and p1784 mean and what do i need to do to fix it

P0403 - Exhaust Gas Recirculation Circuit Malfunction

Causes for DTC P0403:
- Harness or connectors (EGR volume control valve circuit is open or shorted.)
- EGR volume control solenoid valve
- EGR temperature sensor and circuit

Solutions for DTC P0403:
- Repair EGR harness or connector
- Replace EGR volume control solenoid valve
- Replace EGR volume control valve

P1784 - Transmission Mechanical Failure (First and Reverse)

Causes for DTC P1784:
- Not waiting to allow transmission to engage gear before accelerating.
- Dirty fluid / clogged transmission filter

Solutions for DTC P1784:
- Allow gears to engage before acceleration
- Preform transmission service (flush & filter)

Mar 09, 2011 | Chrysler Town and Country Cars & Trucks

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2001 ford windstar codes read P0171,P0174, P1131, P1151 and P1401. Need help in knowing what they mean and how to fit. Please can anyone help before it is hauled to junkyard.

Hi, the first 4 codes indicate a lean condition and the 1401 is an EGR solenoid circuit issue. If the EGR valve is stuck open, that could account for all of these codes. Typically though, the first 4 are caused by leaky intake manifold gaskets on this engine. They can also be caused by a leak in the air intake hose or resonator. Check the intake hose/resonator from the air filter to the throttle body for tears or leaks. If none, get some carb cleaning, start the engine, and spray the carb cleaner on both the upper and lower intake manifold gaskets. If the engine revs at all, you have a gasket leak.
For the EGR solenoid, I would pull the vacuum lines off and see if you can blow thru the solenoid. If yes, it's stuck open and needs to be replaced. If not stuck open, test it by applying 12 volts to pin 1 (red wire) and ground to pin 2 (brown wire). It should click open and allow you to blow thru. If not, replace the EGR valve. I would test the EGR solenoid first. As I said before, if it's stuck open, it could cause all of the codes you have. Please let me know if you have any questions and thanks for using FixYa.

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Jan 26, 2011 | Ford Windstar Cars & Trucks

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OBDII SETS CODES P0401, P0171 & P0174 . 1998 Mercury Sable

P0401- Exhaust Gas Recirculation Flow Insufficient Dectected
Possible causes - Harness or connectors (EGR volume control valve circuit is open or shorted.)
- EGR volume control valve stuck closed
- EGR volume control solenoid valve
- Dead (Weak) battery
- EGR passage clogged
- Exhaust gas leaks Possible solution - Clean EGR Valve
- Repair EGR harness or connector
- Replaced EGR volume control solenoid valve
- Replaced EGR volume control valve
Code P0171- Fuel Injection System Too Lean Bank 1 Possible causes - Intake air leaks
- Front Heated oxygen sensor may be faulty
- Injectors may be faulty
- Exhaust gas leaks
- Incorrect fuel pressure
- Lack of fuel
- Mass air flow sensor may be faulty
- Incorrect PCV hose connection Possible solution Dirty air filter of faulty air flow sensor are common causes of the problem P0174- Fuel Injection System Too Lean Bank 2 Possible causes - Intake air leaks
- Front Heated oxygen sensor may be faulty
- Injectors may be faulty
- Exhaust gas leaks
- Incorrect fuel pressure
- Lack of fuel
- Mass air flow sensor may be faulty
- Incorrect PCV hose connection Possible solution Dirty air filter of faulty air flow sensor are common causes of the problem.

Jun 28, 2010 | 1998 Mercury Sable

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Egr valve cleaning

Usually the EGR valve problems show the fault code P0400 - Exhaust Gas Recirculation Flow Malfunction

What does that mean?
The exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) valve is vacuum controlled valve that regulates the amount of exhaust gases that re-enter the cylinders. The powertrain control module (PCM) determines how much based on engine load, temp, and other conditions. If the PCM detects that the amount of exhaust gases entering the cylinder were insufficient or non-existent, this code is set.

No symptoms will likely be noticed by the driver other than the MIL (malfunction indicator lamp). However, non visible symptoms will be increased combustion temperature and increased Nox emissions.

A code P0400 may mean that one or more of the following has happened:
* Plugged EGR passage which restricts the flow of exhaust gasses
* Faulty EGR solenoid
* Faulty EGR solenoid wiring/harness
* Vacuum lines damaged/disconnected to the EGR valve solenoid or to the EGR valve
* Faulty EGR valve

Possible Solutions
Since EGR valve designs are different, no one test will suffice:
* Using a scan tool, operate the EGR valve with the engine running. If the engine stumbles, the problem was likely intermittent wiring problem or intermittent blockage problem
* If engine doesn't stumble, operate the EGR valve manually, if possible. If engine doesn't stumble and die, the ports are likely plugged. Removal of valve and cleaning of all ports will be required
* Checking of solenoid can only usually be done with a scan tool, because most solenoids operate with a duty cycle of voltage, rather than constant voltage
* Check all vacuum lines, hoses, etc for any damage
* Visually inspect the solenoid harness and the solenoid for damage
* Replace EGR valve

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Hope this helped (remember comment and rated this).

May 08, 2010 | 1998 Suzuki Esteem

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1990 ranger 2.3L runs idle and when cruising. good acceleration. changed out the obvious, plugs, cap, filters etc. no luck. runs fine for awhile with egr sensor disconnected than reconnected, but...

There will be an egr control solenoid that allows vacuum to reach the egr solenoid, sometimes it will be called the egr vent solenoid. It is probably bad.

Mar 07, 2009 | 1990 Ford Ranger SuperCab

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