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Thread: Blank off the EGR on a 1.9cdti (120bhp)

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    Vehicle : Vectra C

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    Engine : 1.9cdti 8v (120bhp)

    Year : 2005

    Mileage : 98000

    Default Blank off the EGR on a 1.9cdti (120bhp)

    1..Is this a good idea i mean power/fuel...

    2. any errors on the dash ?

    3..why do they put them on..

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    Vehicle : Vectra SRi

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    Engine : 1.9 CDTi 150

    Year : 2007

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vectra-c-SRI View Post

    1..Is this a good idea i mean power/fuel...

    2. any errors on the dash ?

    3..why do they put them on..
    1. Yes.

    2. Yes.

    3. Have a quick search on this very question, there are numerious threads on this very thing (they are for the 150, buts its the same principal). I'm not being 'arsey' telling you to search, when you see the threads you'll know why.

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    Vehicle : Vectra C

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    Engine : 1.9cdti 8v (120bhp)

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    Np mate.. I ant goin to do it noticed it can put the turbo at risk...I already renewed the turbo at 700quid...

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    Omg u will be feeding the one and only troll dieseldog!!!! He will be on here later on to disagree with whatever anyone puts up because he is correct

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    Quote Originally Posted by R2XPT View Post
    Omg u will be feeding the one and only troll dieseldog!!!! He will be on here later on to disagree with whatever anyone puts up because he is correct
    No he won't

    Yes he will.

    Assuming the thread doesn't get trolled, then the amount of hot air saved will offset most of our car's emissions for quite some time

    Slightly more on topic, if you do blank the EGR, you can get it mapped out of the ECU to get rid of the error message / light.

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    I got a new Egr in March but if it fails again I'm blanking it

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    The 120's seem to get fewer problems than the 150's, presumably as they don't have swirl flaps in the manifold.

    Unless it is causing you problems or you are having a remap anyhow, I would leave it.

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    Blanked mine off matey much smoother better miles as well

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    Vehicle : Vectra SRi

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    Engine : 1.9 CDTi 150

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    Quote Originally Posted by snapsnap View Post
    Unless it is causing you problems or you are having a remap anyhow, I would leave it.
    Arrgghhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

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