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    Does this engine have an EGR Valve??

    and is it located in an obvious place??

    Mates Astra Coupe is displaying symptons of an egr valve in need of cleaning.

    So if its got one lol.. we'll clean it lol

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    It does mate, on the RHS of the engine, drain the radiator first, small plug bottom left hand side, pull, twist

    Easy to do,

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    Astra Coupe isn't direct mate. Are to talking Astra G?

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    Quote Originally Posted by rushy View Post
    Astra Coupe isn't direct mate. Are to talking Astra G?
    its a 51 plate astra...

    i know its a petrol 2.2 ... jumped the gun in thinking it was a direct

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    Same as mine mate. The EGR can be blanked. There is no coolant involved in the SE only YH.

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    Thats told me then,


    Tell him to get a direct then follow my instructions

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    Quote Originally Posted by rushy View Post
    Same as mine mate. The EGR can be blanked. There is no coolant involved in the SE only YH.
    cheers mate.. i'll tell him!!

    so is it as simple as just making a blank plate and attaching it?

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    Take off EGR, fit blanking plate, bolt EGR to side so its not flying around the engine bay, and keep it connected to the loom so no fault codes come up. Blanking plate is a VX item, only costs 3-4 quid.

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    Quote Originally Posted by spennny View Post
    Tell him to get a direct then follow my instructions
    Adapt, improvise and overcome...

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    Quote Originally Posted by spennny View Post


    Tell him to get a direct then follow my instructions
    Nar, his fuel pump might go as he drives to the dealers to get the blanking plate................

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