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EBP Tube and sensor

I took the ebps off the tubing and it was clean as a pin so I put it back on thinking it was in good shape. Now I`m wondering since the sensor is so clean if the tubing is stopped up. Should I be getting at least signs of a little soot? TIA.

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You will find that it is not that hard to take off if you can get it broke loose of the exhaust side. After that, even if you are a novice, it is worth the 15-20
min of taking it off and checking it out.

I cleaned my sensor and tube n got a 3MPG INCREASE!!

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Wow! 3mpg. I agree, I will take it off just to be sure. Thanks.

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You will find that it is not that hard to take off if you can get it broke loose of the exhaust side. After that, even if you are a novice, it is worth the 15-20
min of taking it off and checking it out.

I cleaned my sensor and tube n got a 3MPG INCREASE!!
To clean the sensor you have to desintall it? and how did you clean it?
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Here you go Welcome to guzzle's Exhaust Backpressure Sensor Cleaning Maintenance Web Page

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I just pulled mine and cleaned it. It was easy to remove, but a pain to get the soot out of the tube. I did have a lot of build up. Hope it helps the fuel mileage. I replaced the ICP also. An extra 3 MPG would be great.

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Also if you gut or unplug your ebpv then you don't have to worry about cleaning the tube anymore

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Thanks a lot, thats a good write up.
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would the ebps eliminator that DFUSER sells get rid of these problems?

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You bet! He has lots of good info on his site

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