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Old 09-15-2009, 04:15 AM
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IPR valve replace

I'm planning on replacing my icp sensor and the wiring for it I'm also hoping to replace ihe IPR valve. I've looked at past postd and tried to do some research but I can't find the proper way to remove the ipr. Any advice is appreciated. Thanks guy
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Old 09-15-2009, 04:19 AM
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Sorry, its a 2003 6.0L
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Old 09-15-2009, 04:56 AM
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Its a pain if you dont work on these all the time remove the turbo and egr tubes, its under there in the valley
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Old 09-15-2009, 05:01 AM
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Thanks farmer. Do I need to remove anything else or drain anything? That does sound like a pain in the butt to get to. But its something I should replace I guess
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Old 09-15-2009, 07:41 AM
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I replaced mine and it wasn't as bad as I thought it was going to be. I already had an EGR delete kit on mine, so I didn't have to worry about the egr tubes. I removed the turbo and it was there in the valley like has already been mentioned. The hard part was getting to it and replacing it because of the plastic cap by the wiring. I could have done that differently, though, and saved myself some trouble.

Make sure everything is really clean down in the valley when you're working. You don't want any debris falling into the hole.
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Old 09-15-2009, 07:47 AM
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Thanks for the info guys. Where can I find good info about removing my turbo. I don't know if I'm not searching the right spots on the site here. But I can't find good advice anywhere
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Old 09-17-2009, 05:24 AM
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I replaced my IPR sensor on an 03 without removing the turbo. Not the easiest thing to do, but didn't take that long. Its just a tight fit. I removed intake filter, FICM with bracket, degas bottle and battery. I was going to buy the Ford socket, but made my own out of 1.375" socket machined to fit (I own a bridgeport & lathe). All I did was cut a .675" slot down the length of the socket for the electrical connector and shortened the socket about .375. I used socket, swivel, 4" extension, and socket wrench. Its blind work, but with a mirror and some paitence its doable. I am working Spain for the rest of the month so I can't provide to much more assistance than just reply's.
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Old 09-17-2009, 07:24 AM
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Thanks steel. I yanked the turbo last night so I'm taking that route. Any advice about removing the EGR tubes. And is there any way around using that special socket for the sensor. Or do I have to fork out the money to ford for one
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Old 09-17-2009, 10:53 AM
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I just used an open end wrench if I remember right
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Old 09-17-2009, 10:57 AM
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I got lucky and somebody from work actually has the socket. So I will have both wrench and socket to take it out
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