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Old 03-03-2007, 11:37 PM   #11
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Thumbs Up Re: Cleaning EGR Valve (with Pictures)

Originally Posted by sunshn1972 View Post
I cleaned my EGR valve today. I wasn't having any problems, it was just preventive maintenance. My 98 SL2 is at almost 121,000 miles, and as far as I know the EGR valve has never been cleaned. I was surprised that there was almost no build up on it. A few sprays of carb cleaner and a toothbrush got it shining in just a few minutes.

So here's what I did, with pictures.
Thanks a million, fixed a P1404 by searching for it here. took me no time to find a FAQ. removed the intake on the 2000 sl2 to make it easier, probably not necessary though.

thank you autozone for pulling the code and saturnfans for posting a how-to; saved our family $150+. Much luv.


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