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    Vehicle : Vectra c SRI Facelift

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    Just fitted a new EGR valve to my 1.9 150 but when i rev the engine theres a hissing and then a popping sound.Also the car sounds like its struggling to breathe and then surging.

    I did squirt some carb cleaner down the EGR hole so could it of just dislodged some gunk?

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    Any ideas what it could be?

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    U might not of tightened all the bolts up properly and got gasses escaping

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    they are all tight but i might just loosen them off and re-tighten them again.It does sound like the gasses are escaping though

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    you did retrieve and put the gaskets back on too? every connection has one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by justin32 View Post
    they are all tight but i might just loosen them off and re-tighten them again.It does sound like the gasses are escaping though
    Be careful - don't over tighten them - if it is anything like the 120 the threads are easily stripped in the EGR housing.

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    old unit back on and its fine now...must be a cheap patent part

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