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