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Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Humboldt, California
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EGR valve= Dumbest thing on my 6.0
Well a few weeks ago running WOT with my SRL I noticed my truck would puke. Fast forward a week got a new degas cap. Still didnt help. Well since with the tunes my SRL shuts the EGR valve off I've ran it for a week just stock and today decided to take the valve out and see if it was damp in there. Holy cow! Why would anyone think that putting exhaust/ soot straight back into your intake would be a good idea? I understand the idea, and maybe on a gasser it may not be bad, but wow. Just looking at the bottom of my intake and scraping it with a screwdriver made my sick. As for my findings, I dont know what good can really look like in one of these things but, it wasnt damp, but there did seem to be moisture. I took out a chunk from the bottom of the intake and squeezed it and it just turned to sticky goo. Same for the soot on the valve itself. And being that I live in grand ol California, EGR delete is outta the question. As for my findings what do you all think could be going on? I dont get puking with the truck stock, just a tune and a new degas cap didnt help. Is there anything else I can check to see if its an egr cooler or head bolt problems. ( I wish it was head bots so my warranty could fix it, I have APR's waiting as for unfortunate day).
2006 F-350 CCSB Lariat
MBRP 4" Exhaust, ARPs, Barder Stage 2 turbo, S&B CAI, TSD SPD, Warren Competition transmission, Edge CTS, Coolant Filter, High Idle Mod, CCV Mod, Zoodad, Newton Leveling kit, Fuel Mavericks 20x9 , Pioneer DVD head-unit, JL Stealthbox and JL Slash 500/1v2 amp
Injectors and Driven Diesel RR-Alex
Last edited by Fox Hunt; 03-24-2012 at 12:58 PM.