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Do custom tunes shut off egr valve?

I plan on getting the srl tune soon for my sf3. Im just wondering if the egr valve will stay off at all times or if i should by an egr valve eliminator plug at the same time.

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1. 03 and 04 don't pop the CEL after a EGR delte.
2. The EGR valve isn't the problem, its the EGR cooler. My valve is still in, and I have no intentions on removing it anytime soon.

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thanks but im not talking about the CEL im asking if the egr valve still lets in exhaust into the manifold with a custom tune. or if a custom tune closes the valve shut

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Again, the EGR valve isn't the issue, the cooler and the up pipe robbing exhaust before the turbo are. If the cooler ruptures, it sends coolant into the intake as well.

I picked up a throttle response, and peel off EGTs quicker without the cooler in place.

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Most tunes that I know of turn the valve off, my SRL does.


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