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post #1 of 29 Old 03-23-2012, 02:46 PM Thread Starter
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EGR is stuck in there

tried to pull my EGR today to give her a clean, and I could not get the thing out no way no how, Ive read the other threads on tips for getting it out,,, I tried a pry bar tried big vise grips, even tried a slide hammer all that did was just bend the bolt tabs,, the EGR is able to rotate but I can not get this damn thing out,,, anyone have any other sujestions???

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Keep trying. Eventually, you will get it. I know it doesn't feel like it will, but keep trying and it WILL come out. Maybe go have a beer and come back to it.

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I kept prying up on mine and it came out. Then went to parts store and bought a new one cause I bent it. Pull as straight up as possible.

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2003 F-350 6.0L.
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35/12.50-20 Federal Couragia M/T
20x10 black Fuel Hostage wheels
4"-5" exhaust no cat
Airaid intake
SCT tuner-awaiting custom tune
Edge Insight CTS
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6.4 Banjo bolts
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EGR Delete
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Keep trying. Eventually, you will get it. I know it doesn't feel like it will, but keep trying and it WILL come out. Maybe go have a beer and come back to it.


lol thats exactly what I am doing,

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lol thats exactly what I am doing,
That's what I did when I couldn't get mine. I think I may have had a few by the time it finally popped free!

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just curious, how much have u guys paid for a new egr? i was quoted 400 bucks,, sounds crazy to me

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just keep prying on it and it'll come out. I remember the first time I pulled mine out. It sure was covered in soot. $400 sounds a bit high to me I'm sure you can find one cheaper somewhere.


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I had this problem if you twist if side to side for about a min while pulling up this will give you some room. Then I put a flat head screwdriver in between the housing and the EGR and slowly worked it out.

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if it's that stuck in there it's probably time for replacement anyways

check ebay first. I see lots of new valves on there for way below cost

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i got a discounted price, cant tell you how, but it was originally around $400

2003 F-350 6.0L.
Leveling kit
35/12.50-20 Federal Couragia M/T
20x10 black Fuel Hostage wheels
4"-5" exhaust no cat
Airaid intake
SCT tuner-awaiting custom tune
Edge Insight CTS
Blue spring
6.4 Banjo bolts
Zoodad mod
EGR Delete
http://www.powerstroke.org/forum/attachments/chat-bs/33964d1329365089-ccr-artwork-ccr-logo.jpg
To Do/Wish list:
FICM tune
ARP Head Studs
BPD Oil Cooler/Filter
Fog light mod
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Injectors 155cc
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