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Broken EGR valve cog

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Chris-P, Feb 7, 2012.

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    My engine management light came on(2.0 FSI) so I carried out a diagnostic & came up with the fault code: P0404 - Exhaust Gas Recirculation Control Circuit - Range/Performance

    I removed the top casing of the EGR valve & found the cog which had two snapped teeth on it:( I even recovered the broken teeth from within the casing. Some pics of my discovery:

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    Is there anyway to replace just the plastic cog or do I have to replace the whole unit(£££)?

    Thanks in advance for any help:)
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    What year and engine code ?
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    [Feb 7, 2012]
    2005 BLR
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    Unfortunately the cog is not a replacement part and the whole unit must be replaced.

    Part number is (or should be) 06F 131 503 B

    Audi dealer price is £206.66 but may be cheaper elsewhere.

    Sorry !!!
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    Thanks for the info:)

    Is the price including VAT?

    Any idea on labour costs to fit? Hours?
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    [Feb 8, 2012]
    change it yourself. its not rocket science!
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    Yes, price includes VAT but I'm sorry, I can't help you with the labour costs or times.
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    Please can you post another pic of the location, had my car scanned and it showed the EGR valve fault
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    [Feb 8, 2012]
    Mine did exactly the same thing a few years back. I bought one off of Eurocarparts, it was £189 at the time IIRC. There are a couple on Ebay but you run the risk of the same thing happening on a valve of the same age. Stupid idea using plastic teeth! Its not a hard job, just a slightly awkward bolt to get to on the underneath.
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    [Feb 9, 2012]
    Back right hand side of the engine:)
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    [Feb 9, 2012]

    Much appreciated, thanks chris.
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