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Old 03-16-2010, 04:50 AM
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EGR valve

OK about 5 months ago i replaced my ERG valve. truck started funning really well about 19 to 21 miles per gallon. and will not i am back down to about 14 to last night i pulled the ERG valve out and it was as nasty as the old one i tool out. no it was not wet but the stuff that was stuck to it was like a grease now i cleaned it out and put it back in so we will see. my question is since i have never looked at another 6.0 other than mine is the grease like stuff that was stuck on it normal. it had a black sute like stuff on it but it took some cleaning to get it cleaned. i know that when the EGR cooler statrs to go that the erg valve start to get wet. i could not see any watter in there. i know that ever one is going to say delete the egr but i dont have the money for that. so can any one tell me if this is normal.

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Old 03-16-2010, 07:22 AM
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Are you losing coolant?
I had seen in some previous posts it had been mentioned to park your truck with the front down hill so any water would pool under the EGR.
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OK about 5 months ago i replaced my ERG valve. truck started funning really well about 19 to 21 miles per gallon. and will not i am back down to about 14 to last night i pulled the ERG valve out and it was as nasty as the old one i tool out. no it was not wet but the stuff that was stuck to it was like a grease now i cleaned it out and put it back in so we will see. my question is since i have never looked at another 6.0 other than mine is the grease like stuff that was stuck on it normal. it had a black sute like stuff on it but it took some cleaning to get it cleaned. i know that when the EGR cooler statrs to go that the erg valve start to get wet. i could not see any watter in there. i know that ever one is going to say delete the egr but i dont have the money for that. so can any one tell me if this is normal.

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I am no professional and will not say that "yes" it is completely normal. What I will tell you, is that everything you described is EXACTLY what mine looked like. I had the exact same scenario happen to me and did what you did, cleaned it, put it in, drove it, had to pull it out and clean it again. The second time I just welded the valve closed, unplugged the egr valve and the truck has never ran better since I have owned it. I too don't have the $$$ to do the delete, and after talking to the emission guy where I live, was informed that they specifically look for the egr cooler and if it is not there it fails right away. You can find an egr cooler block off plate, that way the cooler still looks like it is there and functioning.
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Old 03-17-2010, 04:36 AM
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Will i parked on a hill and no water under the EGR so i am guessing that it is not bad yet. but since i cleaned the valve the truck run much better. so i think i am going to pull the valve out and weld it closed and run it that way untill i have to fix the EGR cooler. the truck is not useing any water and and the oil temp stays about 10 to 13 degres from the water temp. so i think every thing is better. the other problem i was haveing with the truck that is gone now it that right after you start it from a cold start and try to drive it had no power untill the turbo spulled up and i am asuming that was becouse the egr valve was stuck open.
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