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    hi

    following a couple of threads on here, about lack of power at low revs, after cleaning my car i thought i would have a quick look at my EGR valve

    wow what a shock, bearing in mind my car is 56 reg 30k miles on it

    have a look at pics

    cleaned it all out, refitted it all

    started car up, started up easier, it was quieter and it felt like the car was running better

    anyway took car for spinn, 110% better no suuden jolt when turbo kicked in

    cheers chaps

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    I done mine the other week matey and mine was full of muck like yours

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    Quote Originally Posted by phil67 View Post
    I done mine the other week matey and mine was full of muck like yours
    didnt think it would be that bad though!

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    my mate ant cleaned my egr out this morning the car starts runs and drives so much better and the fuel consumption has gone back up as well
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    a bit of a numpty question

    how do you get the connecter off (the yellow clip?)

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    Quote Originally Posted by chrisvectra View Post
    my mate ant cleaned my egr out this morning the car starts runs and drives so much better and the fuel consumption has gone back up as well
    Glad its better mate - it drove better going home did it?

    Quote Originally Posted by Grimo72 View Post
    a bit of a numpty question



    how do you get the connecter off (the yellow clip?)


    As for how you get the plug off - lol, well - the yello tag pulls back a bit, then you press in the grey plug and pull... it takes some pulling tho...

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    Quote Originally Posted by AntSSSS View Post
    Glad its better mate - it drove better going home did it?


    yes it did mate, im gonna do it properly though as all i did was scrape the crap out



    As for how you get the plug off - lol, well - the yello tag pulls back a bit, then you press in the grey plug and pull... it takes some pulling tho...

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    cheers bud,

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    [quote=AntSSSS;830309]Glad its better mate - it drove better going home did it?


    it drives alot better smoked a bit as 1st but picks up better at lower revs and fuel consumption has gone back up as well not started it this morning yet but hopefully the cold starting will be better as well
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    grt mate - hope its better this am for ya.... Great when they are running well arnt they.

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    well it belted down the motorway better yesterday and felt alot more responsive
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