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EGR Solenoid

The exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) solenoid is an electronic vacuum valve that distributes engine vacuum to the EGR valve when the computer commands it.

Symptoms of Wear or Failure

  • Check Engine Light may illuminate
  • Engine "pinging" on acceleration
  • Emissions failure

Related Repair Advice

  • The related vacuum hoses should always be inspected whenever the EGR solenoid is replaced
  • Proper operation of the EGR valve should be confirmed after replacement of the EGR solenoid

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