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Hi I have a 2001 ford escape 3.0 engine a code 1451 came up now my egr valve has a hold in it i replace the egr valve and a some thing knock a hole in it to i dont know what to do

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  • kingofkin694 Apr 10, 2011

    the hole is in the back side from where it mounts

  • kingofkin694 Apr 10, 2011

    some one said it was back presure



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Hi, P1451 indicates the vent valve,but you say there is a hole in your EGR valve? And you replaced it but it got another hole? Where exactly is the hole on the valve?

Posted on Apr 10, 2011

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    Jeffrey Turcotte Apr 10, 2011

    Have never seen hole in valve. is it where arrow is below? Was the engine backfiring? Is the engine running OK, or does it lack power? Guess it doesn't run well with hole in valve, eh--but what about before the hole appeared?

    I think the vent valve is on the vapor cannister. Do you know where the cannister is? Usually a rectangular box by the fuel tank.

    Trouble Code: P1451

    EVAP System Canister Vent Solenoid Circuit Malfunction

    Possible Causes:

    CV solenoid circuit is open, shorted to ground or system power

    CV solenoid is damaged or has failed

    PCM has failed



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