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BobL 08-14-2012 12:07 PM

EGR Valve Location & Removal
Hi All
I have a problem with my 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee 3 Litre Diesel, the engine preformance is really poor and I believe it is something to do with the EGR Valve, which I am trying to remove to clean and check it is working properly but I can not fully remove it, the bulk head is in the way, I have only about an inch left to go before I get it out but without beating the bulk head to bits I can't see how to get it fully out....any ideas how to get it out and actually test it.
Many thanks :)

Taquache 08-23-2012 09:11 AM

Re: EGR Valve Location & Removal
Have you looked into the swirl motor?

is it throwing any codes and does the check engine light come on?

TJcust 08-23-2012 03:57 PM

Re: EGR Valve Location & Removal
Do you have codes? Just delete the EGR. Apparently you can put a 4.7Kohm resistor in the plug and block the EGR off. I don't know the specifics but jeepfourm has more info. The swirl motor problem can be solved using the same method.

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