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post #24 of (permalink) Old 7th March 2006
Sans Prix
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I may have missed this earlier but, sadly, your car is not eligible for RenUK's Yellow OTS Scheme. Hopefully a new, not a refurbished, turbo was fitted. I would be asking Richard Sanders why they have not checked out the EGR valve. They have a testing tool but they have probably forgotten how to use it. And they probably don't even know what it's for if they can find it! Malfunction of this valve will shorten the life of the unit which should have at least been cleaned with the inlet passages !

At the mileage you have done, I would, should there be a next time GHY!, buy a new Garrett turbo from Speedways at about £600 and have the job done by a good independent. Quite frankly it's pretty basis "Meccano type" stuff and you should save at least £600!
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