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Re: Where can I get an EGR valve for a 156?

Originally Posted by bobda View Post
Don't mess with the EGR valve, blanking it off.
I had a Volvo (which had on of the aforementioned Renault DCi engines) and unbeknown to me my EGR valve was stuck.

The turbo DID blow up, twice (warranty covered the first failure, but they just changed the turbo rather than the faulty EGR). One of the blows was quite dramatic - seals popped and dumped the engine oil through the hot exhaust, at motorway speeds this becomes an issue.
That's the point Bobda, the valve was faulty - and stuck partly open. On a motorway a functioning EGR valve will be tightly closed - which is the same as blanked off.
These turbo failures are caused by an open EGR valve, not a closed one.

EGR only happens at idle or minimal throttle.

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Re: Where can I get an EGR valve for a 156?

back to the original question where to get an egr valve does anybody know if the valves are the same on the 1.9 and 2.4 if they are it might be worth trying a vauxhall dealer the 1.9cdti engine is the same as the 1.9 jtd
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