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egr valve replace or delete?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by egesford, Feb 3, 2012.

  1. egesford
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    [Feb 3, 2012]
    just had my tdi 110 remapped, and turns out my egr valve is leaking
    is it best to replace this or are the delete kits any good

    Allard EGR Valve Delete Pipe Golf Audi Seat Skoda Tdi | eBayooking at this one but dont know if it will solve problem or affect map
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    beachbuggy Well-Known Member

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    [Feb 3, 2012]
    Delete. No question
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    <tuffty/> Badger 5 Edition Staff Member Moderator

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    [Feb 3, 2012]
    Try posting this in the derv section too mate... most A3 owners here have petrol engines...

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    TDIQ 8L > 8P > 8V

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    [Feb 4, 2012]
    I'd have to disagree.

    The EGR also houses the ASV which closes when the ignition turns off. If you get a runaway engine and can't stall it, the ASV is the last chance before it eats itself. You could blank the EGR pipe off but retain the ASV, for me the cons outweigh the benefits.
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