What a EGR valve and where is it located?

The EGR valve is usually located near or attached to the intake manifold, with a tube running to the exhaust manifold. There should also be a vacuum or electrical connector (or both) running to the valve which will need to be detached.

What are the symptoms of an EGR valve stuck open?

EGR valve symptoms can vary, however, the most common symptoms of a faulty EGR valve are explored below:

  • Your engine has a rough idle.
  • Your car has poor performance.
  • You have increased fuel consumption.
  • Your car frequently stalls when idling.
  • You can smell fuel.
  • Your engine management light stays on.

Does a Dodge Neon have an EGR valve?

With strong brakes and stellar handling, your Dodge Neon takes you from work to play without hesitation – until the EGR valve becomes clogged with carbon build-up. Replace the faulty part immediately, before it causes your engine to stop running completely, by upgrading with AutoZone today.

What will a faulty EGR valve do?

Because of a bad EGR valve, your engine will use up more fuel or diesel than normal. There is a very high chance that there will be a release of fuel through the tailpipe of your vehicle’s exhaust system. This condition can cause your vehicle’s exhaust to produce fuel fumes.

What happens if EGR valve is stuck closed?

If the EGR system is clogged up, or the valve is stuck closed, the combustion temperature increases. This may cause pinging (detonation), as well as surging on light acceleration. In a diesel engine, a bad EGR valve is one of the causes of a black smoke. The Check Engine light might also come on in either case.

How much should it cost to replace EGR valve?

How much does it cost to replace an EGR valve? Based on Fixter’s repairs and replacement figures, EGR valve replacement cost (UK) ranges between £337 and £804. The average cost of an EGR valve replacement balances out at £465.