egr emergency help

egr emergency help

Postby smokinjoe [OP] » July 4th 2013, 10:35pm

I have a 95 astro, just say a vid saying the egr is under the doghouse, but threads say under air intake. WHich one is it. I am trying to get the block off done before a trip tomorrow.
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Re: egr emergency help

Postby chevymaher » July 4th 2013, 11:01pm

TBI's are under the doghouse.
CPI's are under the air intake ducting.
You have a 95 in your info so it is a CPI. In the front for yours.
In this area. Same EGR tho.

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Re: egr emergency help

Postby smokinjoe [OP] » July 4th 2013, 11:13pm

whew, thanks, back to wrenching
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Postby smokinjoe [OP] » July 5th 2013, 2:49am

Ok yeah me again. Since I had the doghouse off by mistake, I opened the dist cap. Slight rust look on base and kinda oxidizedish points. Cleaned them with some fine sandpaper, spray contact cleaner and wire dryer (is that OK?)

Then wen under the hood to do the egr. Found it (which is good) and used aluminum to plate it off, with the gasket against the motor. Not super thick aluminum but it isnt going to be tortured right? A

Anyway, van seems to run smoother and better, so all seems good. Thanks for the help Randy (as always) Happy 4th
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Postby chevymaher » July 5th 2013, 2:50am

Happy 4rth to you to.

If she running smotth she fine.
And the block will be fine. It dont get that hot.
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