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Exhaust Gas Recirculation Valve Gasket

The exhaust gas recirculation valve gasket (EGR gasket) is a heat-resistant gasket that seals the EGR valve where it connects to the exhaust system.

Symptoms of Wear or Failure

  • Check Engine Light may illuminate
  • Erratic idle
  • Emissions failure
  • Exhaust leak

Related Repair Advice

  • The EGR valve gasket should be replaced whenever the EGR valve is removed for any reason
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