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    CTS change on a AFN

    Dear Forumistas,

    So, Audreytoo doesn't show running temp properly. I thought I would start with the CTS as they seem to have a reputation for failure after some years. On the 2.5 this was a 10 minute job once I had stopped snapping the securing clips. When I got to have a look at the AFN engine it seems to be much less accessible. How much time should I allow to do the work and which bits do I need to remove to get access? AFN.jpg

    The little breather (?) pipe from the top of the EGR valve was disconnected - what effect would that have (what does it do?)

    cheers all,

    Tom
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