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EGR valve removal

Glyn E Jul 8, 2012

  1. Glyn E

    Glyn E New Member

    2.0 TDi 170 08 reg

    The EGR cooler pipe, which is stainless steel, is in the way of one of the fixing bolts for the EGR valve. I have removed the 2 mounting bolts for the cooler pipe but it won't move away so I can't get to the small EGR fixing bolt. Anybody got past this problem? Advice really appreciated.

    The pictures on the previous thread about cleaning the valve show a slightly different arrangement where the cooler pipe bolts on. Mine seems to be different and worse to get to the fixing screw.

    Thanks for any help.
  2. b719

    b719 New Member VCDS Map User

    i always use a stubby 8mm allen key works like a dream even though the bolts are multi spline 10

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