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Old 07-23-2014, 10:12 AM
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I finally got a chance to read through this whole thread and now I'm a little confused and slightly more enlightened about the effect of an unplugged EGR Valve in my '04 build PSD.
So if I'm understanding this correctly, although no code(s) will be generated, an unplugged EGR Valve in a '03-'04 build will cause some degree of insufficient fan clutch engagement, therefore higher potential for engine overheating and less efficient A/C condenser coil cooling. And that degree of insufficient fan clutch engagement may be anything from none-at-all to less-than-it-should-be?
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I finally got a chance to read through this whole thread and now I'm a little confused and slightly more enlightened about the effect of an unplugged EGR Valve in my '04 build PSD.
So if I'm understanding this correctly, although no code(s) will be generated, an unplugged EGR Valve in a '03-'04 build will cause some degree of insufficient fan clutch engagement, therefore higher potential for engine overheating and less efficient A/C condenser coil cooling. And that degree of insufficient fan clutch engagement may be anything from none-at-all to less-than-it-should-be?
From my understanding that is correct.
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Josh I was only able to varify the concern with vxcf9. Never had a code in my either, just wasnt able to activate the cooling fan correctly with ids
I tried with both a 2005 with VXCF7 and my 2006 VXCF4 both EGR plugged in and unplugged and the fan operated correctly @ 2500 engine rpm and fan duty cycle of 100%.

I questioned whether the PCM might need a couple drive cycles of the EGR being unplugged? Just thinking out loud on that one.

I need to scrounge up an older 03/04 or retry with a newer truck with VXCF9. Just from the look of things maybe the newest strategy is the kicker with having an unplugged EGR valve?

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I tried with both a 2005 with VXCF7 and my 2006 VXCF4 both EGR plugged in and unplugged and the fan operated correctly @ 2500 engine rpm and fan duty cycle of 100%.

I questioned whether the PCM might need a couple drive cycles of the EGR being unplugged? Just thinking out loud on that one.

I need to scrounge up an older 03/04 or retry with a newer truck with VXCF9. Just from the look of things maybe the newest strategy is the kicker with having an unplugged EGR valve?

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So I guess this means that on my 206 with VXCF9H7 I have to leave EGR valve in. I was so hoping I could use my fancy aluminum block off plate with the RCD engraved on it. I guess I can hang on wall of my shop.
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So I guess this means that on my 206 with VXCF9H7 I have to leave EGR valve in. I was so hoping I could use my fancy aluminum block off plate with the RCD engraved on it. I guess I can hang on wall of my shop.
You can use a plug, just need the valve plugged in and laying in the valley or zip tied to something

Definitely need the valve plugged in for the fan to operate correctly

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