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    right people was at the mates garage to day he used to work in vauxhall he told me today that the egr valve should be cleaned every couple of services

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    it's not a bad thing to do.....really...

    If it was a renault DCi i'd be doing it everytime i saw the car as they foul really readily...

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    had mine changed under warranty and when asked about cleaning they said that vx wont clean only replace......money grabbing sod's
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gsi3.2 View Post
    it's not a bad thing to do.....really...

    If it was a renault DCi i'd be doing it everytime i saw the car as they foul really readily...
    or just scrap it....... lol
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    yeah, scrap the entire Renault....

    a flush out with carb cleaner will be good prevention.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gsi3.2 View Post
    it's not a bad thing to do.....really...

    If it was a renault DCi i'd be doing it everytime i saw the car as they foul really readily...
    Mark is there one on my 2.0 dti , reason i ask is, THERE was one on my vec B 2.0 dti , but theres nothing in the same location on this ,albeit its the same lump

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    yep, there is one on the DTi...different setup to the B's...it's on the inlet manifold level with the oil filter...2 coolant lines to it and a multiplug...

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