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    hi have these faults on car going to strip egr at weekend the intake air fault any pointers appreciated
    Number of stored fault codes: 2

    P2279 - Intake Air System Leak Detected
    (11) - Not present

    P0400 - Exhaust Gas Recirculation Flow Insufficient Detected
    (5A) - Not present

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    Engine : Z22SE (2.2 Petrol)

    Year : 2004

    Mileage : 137000

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    What engine mate?

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    the engine is 1.9 cdti 150 on sri

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    check your swirl valves connection please

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    is that a common fault on the 1.9 150 bhp diesel? because i know a couple of lads who have had the same problem and my 1.8 petrol hasnt..

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    Quote Originally Posted by bat30 View Post
    is that a common fault on the 1.9 150 bhp diesel? because i know a couple of lads who have had the same problem and my 1.8 petrol hasnt..
    I dont think you have swirl flaps mate in the first place, only 2.2 direct and CDTi' have them. Also the Derv zorst fumes are more create more carbon deposits to mess with the EGR.

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    hello mate p2279 can be brought on by the egr fault do the valve rework should sort it ..

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    fixed the problem by following the how 2 clean EGR
    cleared fault with op com also
    next is the rear upper control arms knocking noise
    one happy daughter now !
    Last edited by iceeee; 22nd August 2009 at 12:10. Reason: next thing to do

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    hi lads i disconnected my egr valve and im going to blank it off with tin it run a lot better with out it and i get more miles to the gallon

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    sure there is a long post on here regarding blanking the egr valve with lots of fault codes arising from same

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