Unplugging EGR Valve - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
6.0L Performance Parts Discussion What has or has not worked for you?

Powerstroke.org is the premier Diesel Truck Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 11-24-2010, 09:28 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 

Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 462
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Unplugging EGR Valve

I read on another link here ,that just unplugging the EGR will do the same thing as an EGR delete as the valve will stay closed , keeping exhaust gasses out of the cooler ? is this correct ? I plan on doing the delete kit soon , but will this also work for the time being ?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2  
Old 11-24-2010, 09:51 AM
Powerstroke Techie

 

Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Sassamansville, Pa
Posts: 9,732
Thanks: 93
Thanked 189 Times in 152 Posts
Feedback Score: 3 reviews
Unplugging the valve is not the same as a delete or blocking both ends of the EGR cooler. It will only prevent hot exhaust gasses from entering the intake manifold, you still will be allowing hot gasses to enter the EGR cooler. If you decide to unplug the EGR valve, just be warned that with some year trucks with certain stadegies when you unplug the EGR valve even with the delete you may experience side effects. Side effects could be that the VGT will not cycle at idle, clutch fan will not get up to full RPM speed, and you may throw a CEL.

The CEL and VGT cycling is something you can notice without a good scan tool, but the clutch fan RPM you will not be able to determine unless you run test with a good scan tool that can read and graph the RPM out put of the fan.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #3  
Old 11-24-2010, 02:23 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 

Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: California
Posts: 4,260
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Unplugging the egr will keep the intake boost in the intake system. Pluging the vent to the egr cooler from the up-pipe, keeping the exhaust pressure in the exhaust system.

Just unplugging the egr, the exhaust will still put pressure in the egr system.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #4  
Old 11-28-2010, 04:59 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 

Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Moose jaw,saskachewan,canada
Posts: 2,022
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I am pretty sure that my truck defuels because of my EGR delete....only when I am stock of course.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 02:38 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1
Garage Plus, Vendor Tools vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

vB.Sponsors