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    i have a 1.8 16v 2002 vectra.iv gone throw 4 egr valve in 7 month.it looks like burnt wire wool. its being pushed into the egr valve can anyone tell me what it is and were its coming from please cheers luke

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    I guess it's carbon & other cr@p from the exhaust manifold

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ian S100 View Post
    I guess it's carbon & other cr@p from the exhaust manifold
    i dont think it is mate .its metal just like wirewool.cheers anyway. luke

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    Picture??? SHould only be a black sludgey soot if anything at all
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    Quote Originally Posted by plasma View Post
    Picture??? SHould only be a black sludgey soot if anything at all
    ill get a pic ov it asap.cheers

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    Quote Originally Posted by luke.oldham View Post
    pulled this out ov my egr valve.??????

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    Do they have a cat on the manifold on the 1.8?

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    yes its on the manifold

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