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EGR throttle plate question !

i have just installed my new 3 in 1 gauge and when i took off the intake manifold to drill and tap for the boost sensor i noticed that the egr throttle plate was at a wide open position . i dont know much about this but i was thinking that if my tune from eric has the egr off why would this be open . any input is greatly appreciated.

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It doesn't shut the throttle plate, just keeps the EGR valve itself from opening.

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so the EGRTP being wide open with engine off is normal then . thanx for the lightning quick reply by the way .


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so the EGRTP being wide open with engine off is normal then . thanx for the lightning quick reply by the way .
If you're talking about the throttle plate that sits under the intake elbow, then yeah. It has to be open, otherwise you wouldn't be able to get air into the engine.

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ok great , thanks for the help . i was kinda worried for a min .


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ok great , thanks for the help . i was kinda worried for a min .
No problem

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