User Tag List

Thanks Thanks:  0
Likes Likes:  0
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 20

Thread: wire wool being pushed into egr valve

  1. #1
    Regular Member luke.oldham's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    manchester/stockport
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats





    Default wire wool being pushed into egr valve

    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

  2. #2
    Regular Member Ian S100's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Southport
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats





    Default

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

  3. #3
    Regular Member luke.oldham's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    manchester/stockport
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats





    Default

    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

  4. #4
    Admin plasma's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    On the Forum
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    1
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    225 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats

    Vehicle : Vectra

    Trim : SRi

    Engine : 150

    Year : 05

    Mileage : 74000

    Default

    Picture??? SHould only be a black sludgey soot if anything at all
    Plasma's Tech2 services are now partially open and able to provide services



    Come Join our new forum Insignia Owners.com for all your Insignia chat and needs

  5. #5
    Regular Member luke.oldham's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    manchester/stockport
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats





    Default

    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

  6. #6
    Regular Member luke.oldham's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    manchester/stockport
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats






  7. #7
    Regular Member luke.oldham's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    manchester/stockport
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats





    Default

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

  8. #8
    Regular Member P3tchy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Milton Keynes
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats





    Default

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

  9. #9
    Regular Member luke.oldham's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    manchester/stockport
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats





    Default

    yes its on the manifold

  10. #10
    Regular Member luke.oldham's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    manchester/stockport
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats





    Default


Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Brake servo Valve (one way valve)
    By Tank988 in forum Suspension, Wheels & Brakes
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 29th October 2012, 19:48
  2. Replies: 6
    Last Post: 29th July 2012, 13:52
  3. Egr valve, swirl valve problems etc..
    By Vicsterb in forum Engine & Drivetrain
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 12th January 2011, 15:53
  4. Having the wool pulled over my eyes??
    By Jockweiler in forum Vectra C / Signum Car Chat
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 3rd August 2010, 20:49
  5. Driver side window rubber pushed up....
    By Stevie-B in forum Bodywork & Interior
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 21st April 2009, 14:04

Visitors found this page by searching for:

Nobody landed on this page from a search engine, yet!

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •