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Old 03-20-2013, 11:31 PM
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Signs of a bad EGR valve??

I have a 91 300 6 and my truck has a light shake to it at times im not real sure what it could be but i pulled the codes today and got 334 which is bad egr valve

so i would a slight shake be a sign of a bad egr? or what are the signs
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This error does not necessarily point to a bad EGR valve. This only indicates the EGR valve position sensor is reading too high when the EGR valve is supposed to be closed. This can be caused by a faulty EVP sensor or the EGR is not fully closing which can be caused by carbon buildup. 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thanks rla! i will check that out and clean it
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