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Im getting egr valve codes and losing alittle antifreeze not in the oil. I just ordered the egr delete. BD Diesel 1090001 - BD Diesel EGR Delete Kits - Mobile SummitRacingEquipment.com that should take care of egr valve and cooler. I still have to gather the rest of the parts. But i have to still drive the truck. I thought about tacking egr valve closed or cleaning it good and unplugging it and removing thermostate. Any suggestions?

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you'll still get the codes of course if you unplug it ,, but try just cleaning it and plugging it back in

I wouldn't pull the tstat the system will still have the same PSI in the coolant system ,,

on a 6.0 it can be deceiving on coolant loss because the Degas bottle has a level that varies due to different conditions throughout the day ,, so are you actually having to add ? if so how much


since you don't have any true signs of a bigger problem I would drive it myself

but I won't recommend that to anyone else ,, know what I mean ?

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are you getting a tuner with the delete to bypass the CEL that will set off ?

also save that valve you may need to plug it in and zip tie it to the firewall to avoid cooling fan issues

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Yeah later im getting the sct sf3. To keep the codes gone. But would it be be safe if the valve was stuck closed then maybe hanging open

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when you clean the EGR force it open with your fingers .. you can tell if it wants to hang open

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