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EGR Valve Sticking

I have an 08 6.4 Tuned with SCT and DPF Delete. It just started losing power. When you first take off from a cold start it runs fine and after its a minute or two it has absolutly no power. Took it to the ford garage and they said that my egr valve was stuck. Would this cause a big power loss?
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yes definitely if it gets stuck open.

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well went back to the garage today and said the egr valve didnt fix it!!!! Said it ran fine for a mile or two then fell on its face going up a hill....I'm carrying good fuel rail pressure and plenty of boost..Wondering if it may not be my injectors?
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if it's misfiring they should be able to easily spot that. i think its more likely you have a fuel issue
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thats what i'm thinking
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Finally heard back from the dealer and they said it was a heat sensor...telling my truck it was hot when it actually wasnt and going into limp mode
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hmmm, i'd be interested to know exactly what sensor it was, EGRT1?

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I'm not sure exactly what sensor it was it should be here first thing this morning! Would that sensor cause my truck to do this? I hope this fixes it because I bought a new 5th wheel camper and am supposed to pick it up today and head to tunkhannok, pa to work in the morning!
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Amazing that one small thermocouple can take down a truck. At least they fail safe instead of fail fire.

Glad to hear that's all it was. Which sensor was it?

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