Close

EGR Vacuum 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 a Bad or Failing EGR Solenoid

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

 

EGR Solenoid 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

No comments yet...

Sign in to comment

Related Questions

See what others have asked about this, or visit the Questions page to ask your own question.
Can you remove the egr valve and the truck still run good
If the egr sincer is reading low voltage could this be caused by a faulty egr valve ?