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EGR Gasket ?

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by scottshere, Feb 17, 2013.

  1. scottshere

    scottshere Member

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    I'm looking at removing and cleaning the EGR this week (dirty task i know)
    Do i need and gaskets replaced or is it just a bolt off and back on?
     
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  3. S3 GAZ

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    Planning on doing this aswell can anyone tell me if we need to replace a gasket?
     
  4. Steffgj

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    Not done this yet but I'd think that replacing a gasket is always better than using the old one. Might as well if it's already off and they're only about £6!
     
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    More I wasnt sure if there was a gasket in there. I have a leak in mine somwhere
     
  6. Steffgj

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    Yep pretty sure there is. Same here, quite clearly oil coming from between the EGR and the intake manifold in mine so it's coming off next week!
     
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    Il have a kook now and ket you know how I fair
     
  8. benjie

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    I have done this and yes there is a gasket and YES change it otherwise you'll get an awful leak. Seen it recently on my friend's 130pd Passat B5.5.
    It's costs like £5-6 from Audi (bit steep for a bit of rubber, but heigh ho). Totally worth it and a relatively easy job if you have fingers that bend the wrong way to loosen the allen key bolts from the car! I think they're allen key ones anyway. Been a few years since I did it!
     
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    Great stuff. Il get on from audi before tackling it. Replaced all the vacuum pipes today. So just egr and mr muscle to do
     
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    How long did it take you to do the pipes and where did you get the new ones from? Just standard vacuum tube?
     
  11. S3 GAZ

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    About an hour to change all hoses. Bought 5m 3mm of silicone hose from ramair on ebay. £10

    Its a nice fit on the smaller hoses and stretches to fit the bigger ones
     
  12. scottshere

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    does the silicone hose not melt?
    i thought the original hose is threaded to help protect from heat?
     
  13. S3 GAZ

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    Its the same silicone they make boist pipes and TIP and used in race engines. Treated and designed to withstand heat.

    So no I dont think it does
     
  14. scottshere

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    Got a link to the actual stuff you used?
    Im guessing any old tubing from ebay wont be the same
     
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