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Originally Posted by skyhigh269 View Post
Hi - if your egr valve has failed, either electrically or because the valve plate(s) has become loose, then a temp fix is to disconnect the electrics - and refit the egr unit rotated 180 deg (you will only be able to get 2 of the 3 retaining studs in). Leave the electrics disconnected. This effectively blocks the gas re-circulation duct and your engine should run then normally, with no noticeable drop in performance.

How long is Temp? How many miles is sensible with this fix? Thanks for the original information, it is much appreciated.

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