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Egr valve position sensor/where is it located on the motor and is repair a diy?

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Mines a 2006 probably the same in terms of EGR. I don't see how it is possible to take apart, more importantly put it back on without taking lots of other parts off. Hard to reach bolts. Otherwise, Yes a DIY.

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