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Mar 8, 2018 - If the EGR Valve Sticks Open: A rough idle upon starting the engine (that is, when the engine is cold) and sometimes at a stop light or while looking for a spot in a parking lot (that is, at low engine speeds in a warmed-up engine). Stalling when the engine idles. Increase in fuel consumption.
Aug 17, 2017 - Before removing anything, check that the replacement EGR valve you've bought looks identical to the old one with the same connections and fittings. If the EGR valve has vacuum pipes to it, label them before twisting and pulling the pipes off by hand, being careful not to break or stretch them too much.
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Jan 7, 2016 - If the computer detects an issue with the vehicle's EGR valve circuit or position, it will set off the Check Engine Light in order to notify the driver of the issue. ... the vehicle inspected by a professional technician, such as one from YourMechanic, to determine if the vehicle needs an EGR valve replacement.
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Jul 4, 2008 - A scan tool will show both trouble codes and live data related to the EGR valve. It may also have a function for remote EGR valve control. A valve that is found to be bad should be replaced. If EGR-related problems persist after valve replacement, the issue may be the EGR passages in the intake manifold or ...
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Sep 5, 2017 - A bad EGR valve is no longer able to control emissions and drastically reduces fuel economy. Here are the signs that you need to get yours looked at.
there is also a vac. switching valve for the egr that also goes bad.to find the valve follow the vac. line that is hooked to the top of the egr to the valve.it is located on the back of the motor up under the intake and is a pain to replace. if you have a hand held vac. pump hook it to the egr valve and pump it up and see if the engine dies if it does i would replace the vac. switching valve.if it does not die then i would start looking for carbon on the inside of the intake on the back side of the throttle body plate.and also carbon will build up at the intake where the egr bolts to it...before i messed with the vac. switch i would look inside of the throttle body behind the throttle plate and see if the passage that goes to the egr valve is stopped up with carbon and you will need a small round mirrow and a flashlight....if the car does not die when you do the vac. pump test it is easier to take the throttle body off to clean and to check....been working on toyota and lexus for 25 yrs and have seen it all so let me know if i can help in any other way..........good luck and if i did my job let me and fixya know and a thumbs up............thanks.......
The EGR valve helps your car more efficiently and completely burn fuel
by recirculating a portion of your exhaust and running it through the
combustion process again. When the EGR valve goes bad, it must be replaced.
The EGR valve, or Exhaust Gas Recirculation valve, is a vacuum
controlled valve which allows a specific amount of your exhaust back
into the intake manifold. This exhaust mixes with the intake air and
actually cools the combustion process. Cooler is always better inside
your engine. The exhaust your EGR valve recirculates also prevents the
formation of Nitrogen related gases. These are referred to as NOX
emissions, and are a common cause for failing emissions testing.
Unfortunately, your EGR valve can get stuck, causing NOX gases to build
up. You'll know if your EGR valve is stuck or malfunctioning because
your car will experience symptoms like rough idle and bucking on
Here is a picture of where the EGR
Valve is located (Accord 1999). Replacing it is fairly simple and straightforward. A
vacuum line and a couple of bolts. You'll see what you have to do when
you look at it.
are replacing the EGR Valve due to the Check Engine Light (MIL) being
on with a DTC P0401 then I suggest contacting your Honda Dealer. There
was a Product Update Campaign (PUD) in the fall of 1999 that corrected
Another times, the clean is the solution...I hope help yoiu with this. Good luck, and remember rated this help.
P406 is a EGR code, EGR will also cause a knocking/ pinging sound when there bad. Very common problem. The position sensor inside the valve goes bad. Your going to have to replace the whole EGR valve and it can put out variety of codes from P0401 to P0406. The new valve will solve the problem and easy to replace, you can pick one up at Auto Zone and they can give you the step by step instructions to replacing the EGR with common tools. Good luck and hope this helps.
two bolts and a vacuum line will take the EGR valve out .. then when you have it out you can look down there where it came out and see if it needs cleaned or not .. Probably not.. The EGR valve sometimes goes bad and causes your car to stall at stop signs or when you just let off of it... holler if you need more Jerry
If your car runs bad with an EGR code then I would suggest that the EGR valve be replaced. I would like to know what code was set on your computer. It would help greatly. When the EGR malfunctions, you will have rough idle and possible stalling. If you have a code indicating EGR it may also condem the cat converter.Please show any codes that are set. Thanks Moe
The EGR valve helps your car more efficiently and completely burn fuel by recirculating a portion of your exhaust and running it through the combustion process again. This results in a cooler, more complete burn of the fuel which decreases you car's noxious emissions by prohibiting the formation of some harmful gases.
The EGR valve is vital to your car's emission controls.
When the EGR valve goes bad, it must be replaced - it cannot be repaired.
EGR Valve = Exhaust Gas Recirculation Valve.
The EGR valve controls formation of noxious emissions.
Rough idle and poor acceleration can be caused by a faulty EGR valve.
The EGR valve, or Exhaust Gas Recirculation valve, is a vacuum controlled valve which allows a specific amount of your exhaust back into the intake manifold. This exhaust mixes with the intake air and actually cools the combustion process. Cooler is always better inside your engine. The exhaust your EGR valve recirculates also prevents the formation of Nitrogen related gases. These are referred to as NOX emissions, and are a common cause for failing emissions testing. Unfortunately, your EGR valve can get stuck, causing NOX gases to build up. You'll know if your EGR valve is stuck or malfunctioning because your car will experience symptoms like rough idle and bucking on accelertaion.
The only short term problem is a decrease in gas mileage - but it should really be replaced before sensors become sooted or your cat. convertor gets overworked prematurely.
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The DPFE (Diferential Pressure Sensor)sensor is usually mounted on the engine and is connected to the pipe that runs from the exhaust manifold to the EGR valve with two rubber hoses. When the sensor goes bad, the Check Engine light comes on and typically sets any or all of teh following fault codes: P0171 & P0174 (lean codes), and/or P0401 (insufficient EGR flow). Nine out of ten times, the fault is not a bad EGR valve or a vacuum leak, but a bad DPFE sensor. A replacement costs about $112 at Ford, or about $48 at an aftermarket auto parts store.I hope this helps.