[Vwdiesel] EGR popped!
jhsg at sasktel.net
Sat Jun 6 22:15:51 PDT 2009
We've had ulsd for most of the life of my 97 Passat (in Canada). Intake
coking has not been affected in any way, it still does, even after modifying
the duty cycle of the egr. Where is the oil coming from that burst the
diaphragm in yours Matt? Isn't supposed to be oil there, other than what
travels down the signal line from manifold boost pressure.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: vwdiesel-bounces at vwfans.com [mailto:vwdiesel-bounces at vwfans.com]
> On Behalf Of Matt
> Sent: Saturday, June 06, 2009 4:41 PM
> To: Tad
> Cc: vwdiesel at vwfans.com
> Subject: Re: [Vwdiesel] EGR popped!
> There's a vent hole at the 6 o'clock position that has a rubber seal
> inside. It decided to burst, spewing oil all over and causing an EGR
> fault in the computer.
> I have to have one, as we have emissions in northern colorado for
> diesels. I've got one on order from German Auto Parts for $185. I'll
> start pulling the old one either tonight or tomorrow, so when it
> arrives, I'll just throw it on.
> Ever since there's been a switch to the ULSD, the problems with coking
> in the EGR and intake has greatly diminished. I don't mind keeping it
> On Jun 6, 2009, at 3:34 PM, Tad wrote:
> > I see the oil where it shouldn't be, but what about it exactly has
> > failed?
> > Just curious, in case it should ever happen to me...
> > Thanks,
> > On Fri, Jun 5, 2009 at 9:22 PM, Matt <matt_lisa at sprynet.com> wrote:
> > The EGR in my Golf TDI finally took a crap:
> > http://matt_lisa.home.sprynet.com/EGR.jpg
> > http://matt_lisa.home.sprynet.com/EGR1.jpg
> > When it rains, it pours. I had to reassemble the Rabbit real quick
> > order to have a car next week while I wait for a new one to come in.
> > They're $200!
> > Stupid cars!
> > -Matt
> > http://matt_lisa.home.sprynet.com/
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