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EGR valve

ScottD3 May 29, 2011

  1. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics Supporter Team V6 quattro Audi A8 Team Akoya saloon TDi Audi S8

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    Any one removed the EGR vavle and blanked it off or know where to get the blanking plates from?

    I've done the normal set up, remove the pipe and blank the ends off.
    But there is oil starting to drip from the blanked off EGR valve.
    You can see where oil is dripping out and covering the oil feed pipe for the turbo.
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    I did try the putting the blanking plate where the EGR is but they a couple of mm to big.
     
  2. aragorn

    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!" Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    i would guess its leaking under boost pressure?
     
  3. tdia4

    tdia4 TDIPOWARRR

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    Same problem here, I've taken the plate off before, cleaned all the oil back out and re-fitted, 2 weeks later the oil is slowly dripping again, damn annoying.
     
  4. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics Supporter Team V6 quattro Audi A8 Team Akoya saloon TDi Audi S8

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    Aragon, any way to test?

    I'm tempted to get two gaskets and put the together, see if that helps but I got a feeling its coming from the bolts.
    I keep meaning to try and make a blanking plate but I don't have the kit here or the metal to do it.

    Any one got any ideas?
     
  5. aragorn

    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!" Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    if it were mine, i'd have it off, thoroughly degrease with solvents, and refit it with gobs of good quality sealant, ensuring its fully cured before running the engine.
     
  6. Roger hill

    Roger hill New Member

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    I don't know if it helps, but I used the lid off of a cat food tin to make my blanking plates, which I cut to shape using a pair of scissors.
    Not had any issues at all.
     

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