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    hi guys i have just purchased an egr valve from vauxhall and they have turnt round to me and said it needs calibrating on tech2. ive got a vectra 1.9cdti 150bhp. is this aload of rubbish and their just trying to con me or is it true.
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    Afaik the ECU does all this you could take lead off battery and when EGR is fitted it should relearn

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    I've not heard that before. Maybe they mean the ecu needs reseting which I think can be done by disconnecting the battery for 30 mins.

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    nice one cheers guys just trying to pull a fast one dickhead receptionists.

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    There are software fixes on the earlier cars for EGR related issues:

    http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showth...oftware+update

    But I don't think there are any for the new design EGR valves

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    i didnt do nothing as soon as i put a new one on the car was 100%..

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    There maybe talking about plugging it into reset the fault light or do a software update.

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    There have been a number of part supersessions to the EGR valves, ALL are backwards compatible with any software installed. However you may find that driveability is improved with a software update, I found the throttle a bit more responsive lower in the rev range when I did mine in Oct.

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    most manufacturers on replacing with new egr valves are completing a Tune/download to the engine management ecu which includes a fuel pump and Pilot learn to prevent repeats of the initial failures

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    Quote Originally Posted by kamar View Post
    i didnt do nothing as soon as i put a new one on the car was 100%..
    I have an "04" Vectra and put a new EGR on.It was a straight swap,no problems whatsoever.They are feeding you a load of cobblers to try and make money out of you. FELIXX.

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