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    Default EGR Needs Cleaning

    over the last week my car has had very poor acceleration when starting off from what I have read it is the EGR Valve that needs cleaning. so this morning set about taking it apart to clean when

    I have got it off I can see the manifold is really gunked up do I need to take manifold off to clean bit technical for me or is there another way of cleaning it.

    attached some pics of my EGR Valve not great taken on E71

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    There was a real good link un here the other day do a search, lot of pics so helpful....

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    OK Quick Update cleaned the EGR and still have same problem car gets to 2500 RPM then accelerates properly can anyone please help

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    Did you check the 'How 2' here? http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showthread.php?t=60856 hope someone can sort you out soon m8 ............ A take a look at this http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showthread.php?p=720287

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tadpole View Post
    Did you check the 'How 2' here? http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showthread.php?t=60856 hope someone can sort you out soon m8 ............ A take a look at this http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showthread.php?p=720287

    thanks read both of those

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    Quote Originally Posted by gregc View Post
    thanks read both of those
    Hope you sorted yours out today however if not this link seems to have a lot of help in it http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showthread.php?t=73569

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    Default EGR Solenoid side clean

    I had the same issue with mine you need to clean the solenoid side also this resolved my issue. see the link below and a handy PDf to print out below that.

    http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showpo...50&postcount=1


    and there is a handy PDf document for printing out and following here.

    PDF

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    i did mine last nov, im planning on doing it again soon

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    Quote Originally Posted by big rich View Post
    i did mine last nov, im planning on doing it again soon
    I don't have one but sounds like this will do the trick hope he got sorted ....

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