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    Hi,

    Think this could be a egr problem looked at other posts an it seems similar.

    Last night my 1.9cdti revved only to 2000 revs with my foot on the floor?
    also happened the other day pulling out of a junction couldn't move at all! Scary moment
    Turned the car off then on and still the same it finally kicked in a few minutes later!

    could this be the egr valve?

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    yeap say so sounds like mine did m8

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    was the engine managment light on in the tacho display symbol of a spanner?

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    no spanner

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    Could be, if the EGR valve jammed open it would definatly reduce power but would would not hurt fuel economy. If it jams closed the opposite would occur, no drop in power or even an increase and a big increase in the amount of fuel being used.

    Take the hose off the inlet manifold and you'll find a butterfly valve just inside the manifold. Spray a little WD40 on the valve at top and bottom and exercise it. If it's just this valve that's sticking that should sort it, otherwise you'll have to trip to the dealers.

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