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Old 07-06-2010, 09:32 PM
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EGR Valve?

Sorry if this has been covered all ready but I searched 'egr valve' and didn't get much.

So my egr system is all screwed up. the valve is no longer working, the solenoid isn't working and the ports are severely clogged. I went to a few local shops and a new valve is around $250. I planned on getting a new IM that isn't even compatible with the egr.

My question is if I even need the egr system. Will the absence of the egr system negatively affect performance in any way without tuning? Should I buy a new valve and clean the original IM or just get rid of he egr and buy a new IM? Right now he Lude is not running properly due the the egr not functioning right.
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Re: EGR Valve?

anybody?
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Re: EGR Valve?

nope it won't hurt performance. i would just delete the entire EGR system (except for the valve, since you'll need a blockoff plate, but why bother wasting money on this when your buying a diff IM anyway)
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Re: EGR Valve?

That's my whole point. i don't want to waste over 200 on a new egr valve when i was planning on getting a s2 pro IM, which doesn't even have a 'spot' for the egr valve.

i was just wondering if it would hinder performance in its absence, because right now its ****in with the lude real bad.
So, even without a tune nothing will happen if its gone?
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Re: EGR Valve?

well it'll throw a CEL for the EGR, but no, won't affect performance. so you can either take the CEL bulb out, or just wait to get tuned and you can turn it off
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Re: EGR Valve?

cool, i guess ill just get an IM then.

have you ever heard of the egr valve and clogged ports causing sluggish performance and a rich condition?
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