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do i have to remove the alt bracket on the 08 5.7,is it the same process as earlier years?
Not remove the alternator mounting bracket, rather loosen it. Back off enough to remove the PCV valve bolt. So a search for the shorter bolt so you can do it more easily next time. Believe the shorter size is M8 x 16mm if memory serves. Need SAE Grade 8 metric equivalent (like 8 -10) or above.

Do need to remove the serpentine belt though. Relieve the belt tension on the tensioner, then take it off one pulley.

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Re: new problem

thanks ill have to call the stealer for this job i think,what makes the egr fail so early?
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Re: new problem

Why go to the dealer for this, as they will rip you off for the part and the labor; dealer wants $ 119 for the egr, where it is $39 at any parts store. This is a very simple job and any mechanic can do it in under 30 minutes.
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ya im gonna have to look into another mechanic,called stealer they want 445$,can you believe that s**t,i just dont want to waste the money if its not bad
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