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Old 03-24-2009, 11:20 PM   #1
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Problem with exhaust maniforl and EGR valuve

I have a crack in my exhaust manifold and my EGR valve tube.

Now I wanted to know if I have a crack here would it cause my car to idle low, and when I sit at a stop light or stop sign almost cause my car to stall?

If it has a leak would it cause the performance (such as accelerateing up hill) to be sluggish?


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Old 03-24-2009, 11:24 PM   #2
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yes to all of the above. is the accutal manifold cracked? or is it just the EGR? the EGR is a commoon probelm on the SPi, i had done mine twice. i would have a exhuast shop see if they can weld the crack on the manifold and go to ford and get a new EGR, it is about 40 bucks.
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Old 03-24-2009, 11:43 PM   #3
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Ok, well I have a crack in the manifold... and I actually believe it was the gasket for the egr. I have a spare manifold, but I just don't have the time. However I have been having performance issues so I need to get it fixed ASAP! I just don't have the Time! Lol ya know!
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Old 03-25-2009, 01:23 AM   #4
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I agree to that causing problems. SOunds like a good excuse to put a header in....
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Old 03-25-2009, 04:35 AM   #5
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... wish I had the money... Lol
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I know the feeling bro. I have an EGR that's stuck closed in the van that I really need to repair but just haven't gotten around to doing it.
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