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    blanking off egr valve on 1.8 tdci focus

    what happens to the egr cooler when you blank the egr off do you put it back over the the blanking plate on the exhaust manifold or remove it completly and blank the hole in the inlet manifold and the one in the exhaust manifold and cap the egr cooler hose off any help on this would be most appreciated

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    Re: blanking off egr valve on 1.8 tdci focus

    i blanked mine off on the manifold side and just sat the cooler back on it.
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    Re: blanking off egr valve on 1.8 tdci focus

    cheers pal did you connect the water back up to it or cap it off cheers

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    Re: blanking off egr valve on 1.8 tdci focus

    Didnt touch the water pipes. Just slid plate under it.
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    Re: blanking off egr valve on 1.8 tdci focus

    cheers will have a go at it tom hope it doesnt put the management light on

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    Re: blanking off egr valve on 1.8 tdci focus

    Wot reg is it? If its newer shape like 56 onwards might do.
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    Re: blanking off egr valve on 1.8 tdci focus

    i drilled a 5mm hole in the blanking plate on my '07,did'nt bring the eml on,also disconnected and plugged the vac pipe to the butterfly in the egr inlet so its always fully open

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