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Leaking EBV

My ebv accuator is leaking, I was wondering if Ford or anybody else made o-ring kits for this problem. Im tired of chasing this darn oil leak for the past 2 months.

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Well the valve won't leak oil, however the pedistal will.

Verify that's what's leaking and let me know.

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I know this video title states gutting the EBPV but it's really gutting the pedistal. I have another video that got corrupted that was about gutting the EBPV and was not able to fix it.

Gutting the Turbo Pedistal

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Well, I just put new o-rings top and bottom yesterday, took it out today for a 30 min or so drive, and the leak is still there, its collecting on the linkage to the EBV itself. I went to my ford dealer and got an exploded view, it seems like there are 4 o-rings on it. I could be wrong. If its not the EBV accuator what could it be ? I meant in the title and first thread to put accuator not just the valve, obviously the valve itself shouldnt be leaking oil, if it was i would have bigger problems.

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Anybody have any ideas ?

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Yes, it can leak out of the pedistal at the actuator arm.

Is there oil in the valley? If so, check your HPOP O rings.

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have you thought about just doing the ebv pedestal delete....if that is where it's leaking from that is.

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Yes, there is oil in valley, one of my HPOP fittings is starting to leak, I've got the kit at home just havent had time to put it on.

I have thought about it, but Ive got my ebv hooked to a toggle switch to use it as a exhaust brake. I kinda like the fact that its a cheap way to have an exhaust brake. But at the same time if its gonna cost me 160 bucks just to get new o-rings. I was just wondering if anybody has had this problem and had an idea of part #'s or dimensions. I plan on taking it apart tonight after work, hopefully being able to match the o-rings up at a parts store.

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i have a pedistal i just rebuilt less then a year a go..no leaks what so ever.. dieselsite sells a rebuild kit for 140 plus shipping..
http://www.dieselsite.com/index.asp?...ROD&ProdID=314

i am gutting my EBPV for a 1.00 exhaust housing and SS stage2 injectors.rather then gutting a perfect pedistal id rather get a new non EBPV pedistal..ill let mine go for 140 shipped to you...here is a pic of it..its the orange one and is still on my truck right now..be pulling it next weekend..it still looks new..i can take a new pic with it installed if you want.


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